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Need to Know: ‘Game changer’ could derail a traditionally great stretch for stocks

Day 1 was pretty much a bust. Day 2, by the looks of it, isn’t shaping up to be a whole lot better. This is no way to start off what’s supposed to be the most wonderful five-day stretch of the year.

Thanks to the FBI’s fresh probe into Hillary’s emails, it looks like all that volatility traders have been missing is back. And then some.

The VIX VIX, +0.93% popped to a monthly high on Friday, and there’s nothing to suggest we won’t see more of the same as we careen toward Election Day. Even before the FBI stuff, the “smart money” had already started betting that this market choppiness, which has been absent most of the year, will be here a while.

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