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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on September 23, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A bad year for Wall Street gets even worse, as stock markets finish September down

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As the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to fight high inflation, the U.S. dollar has strengthened significantly. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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