What’s the highest year-over-year inflation rate in the history of the U.S.?

What’s the highest year-over-year inflation rate in the history of the U.S.?

pooja Trainee Asked on November 15, 2014 in Personal Finance.
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In 1778 highest year-over-year inflation rate observed was 29.78%. Inflation is calculated using the yearly change in the consumer price index (CPI), which was first introduced in 1913. Since the beginning of the CPI, the highest inflation rate observed was 19.66% in 1917.

Neharani Trainee Answered on November 18, 2014.
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