On Tuesday, investors sold stocks broadly after new economic data showed last month the country's manufacturing sector shrank at its sharpest clip in more than three years.
Separately new data showed U.S. construction spending in July fell by the most in a year as both the private and public sectors cut back on investment.
But weak economic data wasn't the only reason investors went into sell first and ask questions later mode. They were also spooked by the calendar.
Although September is historically the worst month for stocks, CNBC’s Jim Cramer says “don’t flee the market” this September.
Cramer thinks that the market may be getting so bad, it’s actually getting good for bulls. Get all the details in this video.
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