People walk along Wall Street outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 03, 2023.
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Investors can breathe a sigh of relief now that September — historically the worst month of the year for stocks — is in the rear-view mirror. This past September certainly lived up to its reputation, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq suffering their biggest monthly losses in 2023. However, changing the calendar may not be enough to erase three material hurdles standing in the way of stocks returning to their winning ways.