The third quarter hasn't always been this awful, but the last 20 years have been decidedly...

|By:, SA News Editor

The third quarter hasn't always been this awful, but the last 20 years have been decidedly different. For 2011, the DJIA's quarter: down 12.1%. S&P 500: down 14.3%. And more to come? More companies are issuing profit warnings ahead of the upcoming earnings season.