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28975Re: Dollars

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  • coilinoc
    Nov 29, 2005
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      If the text was written in 1999, it simply refers to how much an
      amount made in the past would be worth in "today's money." It's
      pretty common to say things like XXX made over 10 million USD in
      1956, which would be worth nearly a billion today, etc....

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      > > I do not know what the expression in brackets exactly means. Can
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      > > By the end of their first year, they earned enough to pay
      themselves
      > > annual salaries of about $12000 each (about $65000 in 1999
      dollars)
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      > > Thanks a lot
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