Volatility rules again as stocks change course, falling after yesterday’s gain. With news of military tensions in the Middle East, inflation on the rise and political turmoil in Washington, the stock market gave back some of the gains it garnered yesterday, falling 0.55%. Energy and Real Estate were the only two sectors positive on the day and oil prices were buoyed by the Middle East turmoil with West Texas Intermediate crude rising 2% to close at $66.81 per barrel. The Energy sector gained 1.04% as a group and Real Estate was up slightly, 0.2%, as interest rates fell slightly. Telecommunication Services closed 1.49% lower, followed closely by Financial sector stocks which lost 1.26% today.