The market has been jumping around like a Mexican jumping bean, prompting unpleasant October memories for some in the financial industry. Take October 1987, when stocks dropped more than 20% before Halloween (even though it finished in positive territory for the year), Or 2008, when the market was down more than 17% for the month. […]

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