If you have been at the gas pump lately, you may have noticed that gas prices have increased. This could be a result a few different factors, and increasing oil prices is one of them. Exxon Mobile is a company that operates within the oil industry and has been negatively impacted by the consistently low oil prices. Of course as a consumer of gasoline, you want to see oil prices stay low, but for the benefit of your portfolio and investments into oil, you want to see prices increase. Over the long term, price will stabilize and remain fairly constant despite the recent volatility due to an over supply.
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