The headlines for the past few days were this

“Stocks brought down by rising oil costs”

Now here’s today’s headline

“Stock markets lose ground as lower oil prices drag down energy stocks”

Something is always going to be down. Stocks can’t just be down. we have to find a reason. So let me get this straight. When oil is up stocks are down and when oil is down stocks are down. I might have to look over my trading charts to figure out how to play this one.