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Traders' Insight: Data Strategies to Prepare Portfolios for Volatility

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  • September and October are infamous for major bouts of volatility striking markets
  • Amid a softening consumer landscape and uncertain Fed policy, industry experts will share their insights and what investors should look out for at the September 14 Data Minds event 
  • Our team also spotted unusual activity in the embattled Real Estate sector, but M&A action offers hope amid real estate’s ruins

It’s that time of year. The kids are back in school, the summer heat has given way to cool breezes, pumpkin spice is out in full force, and traders are on guard for volatility. Historically, the mid-September through October stretch is primetime for big stock swings, including some of the sharpest historical declines in global equities. Investors closely watch this period on the calendar, and, for traders, identifying the possible catalysts for volatility is the first step to staying ahead of it.