The Weak Dollar Is Pushing Up Import Prices

Here’s a rare bit of positive news for investors worried about tepid U.S. inflation: The weakness of the U.S. dollar is bolstering prices for foreign goods. U.S. import prices rose 2.7% in September from the prior year, accelerating from 2.1% growth in August, according to data from the Labor Department.  On a month-over-month basis, September’s increase was the largest since […]