A pedestrian outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York, July 29, 2020.
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The October market story is really complicated.
If you thought September was confusing, October is not likely to be any better, and it could be significantly rockier.
That’s because the “buckets” that have moved markets on various days in the past few months are all potentially in play:
- Elections: Uncertainty over whether there will be a winner on election night, and President Donald Trump has signaled he may be open to challenging the results.
- Stimulus: Can we get a last-ditch deal between Nancy Pelosi and Steven Mnuchin? The markets moved lower Wednesday when no deal was…