It remains incredibly quiet in equity land.  2017 continues on track to be one the least volatile years in the history of the S&P 500 Index.  So far we’ve only had eight 1% moves in the index so far this year:

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Something’s gotta give…

And that may just be around the corner.  Although the fourth quarter in general is the best quarter of the year in regards to equity performance, October is known for its increased volatility.  There are more 1% moves this month than any other, by far:

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We plan to take advantage.  There are many stocks out there we like, at lower levels.

Hat tip Ryan Detrick.