The oil market is global and far-reaching.
Often political events, economic turmoil, and natural disasters far from our everyday lives have a substantial impact on oil prices at home and translate to our pocketbooks at the pump. It is important to follow the news and know what is going on to anticipate fluctuations in the market.
There is a great archive tool at World News that allows you to search the main headlines on any day over the last 10 years. Use this to study trends and track major events to price fluctuations.
Try to make it a habit.
Try to make it a habit and set the news source of your choice as your homepage. It will become automatic to absorb the most up to information daily and better inform your decision making.