The jittery stock market in 2015 has some investors looking in strange places for answers.
Some look for guidance in unusual market patterns. For example, when the stock market rises in the first five days of the year, it ends the year higher 85% of the time.
Others are looking for connections to short-term events, such as the fall in oil prices or the current cold snap.
But Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald sees those as mere distractions.