Brent crude prices in the last few weeks, keep ranging between the $44-$46 ranges.
The U.S Fed Reserve strategy now permits inflation to rise above its 2% target.
The U.S. Dollar Index tracks the American dollar against other major currencies.
Gulf Coast energy infrastructures were mostly spared the brunt of the damage
Gold was mostly on the defensive in the Asian session and most of the European trading.
Crude oil traders are presently concerned as the storm sets its course on the Gulf of Mexico.
Gold bulls reversed the downward trend as the greenback value lost some ground recently.
Investors and stock traders continue to increase their buying pressures on technology and health stocks.
Brent crude is the leading global benchmark for Atlantic basin crude oils.
Crude oil markets are still trading unusually been less volatile this week