After Quietest September Ever, Stocks Face Ominous 'Curse Of 7' In Q4

After the quietest September in history for U.S. stocks...

Things may about to get a little more exciting - entering the final months of 2017, that last digit doesn’t bode well, if history is any indication.

As Bloomberg reports, some of the biggest fourth-quarter declines in the Dow Jones Industrial Average have occurred in years ending in seven, the worst being in a Black-Monday plagued 1987.

This year’s risks include a proposed tax overhaul in the U.S., expected policy shifts from central banks around the world and China’s twice-a-decade party congress.