Trader John Bowers, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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The S&P 500 index's one-month realized volatility, a measure of market choppiness over the past 30 days, is stuck near all-time lows, according to Thomson Reuters data.Yet all that could change quickly given the abundance of catalysts that can rattle markets in the weeks ahead, market watchers said.September ranks as the worst month for stocks, according to the Stock Traders Almanac, producing an average price return for the S&P 500 of negative 0.5 percent.While the holiday-shortened week itself is light on U.S. economic data, there is no dearth of trigger events in the near-term that could rile markets.While U.S. employment growth slowed more than expected in August, hurting the case for a interest rate hike this month, the data is not weak enough to push a September rate hike completely off the table.
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