The S&P 500 index is on track for its steepest decline for a September month since the dot-com era in 2002. While September and the weeks leading to the winter holidays have always been bad months for stock prices, Monday’s decline comes amid some pretty ugly news across the board for stock and equity prices. The heated U.S. election is being amplified by the sudden (ugly) fight to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, coupled with rising COVID-19 cases.

MarketWatch (Sept 21, 2020)