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Postby moneyman » Sun Apr 04, 2004 2:29 am

Does anybody know where I can find a conversion for money? Not the current conversion rates, but historic rates such as how many dollars today would $100 from 1900 be.
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Re: money

Postby Knight » Tue Apr 06, 2004 9:46 pm

moneyman wrote:Does anybody know where I can find a conversion for money? Not the current conversion rates, but historic rates such as how many dollars today would $100 from 1900 be.

The Consumer Price Index is used to calculate how prices have changed over the years. The department of Labor keeps track of the CPI, and is available at http://www.bls.gov/cpi/home.htm

There are several web sites available that will do a price conversion for you:

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