Not that I was planning to go there anyway.

The Iranian rial’s plunge seems to have stalled at the 18,000 mark, but Iran is still determined to take some… erm… serious measures against currency speculators:

In addition, the hard-line chief of Iran’s judiciary, Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani, threatened Wednesday to seek the death penalty for major speculators. Speaking about the unrest in the foreign-exchange markets, he warned that “depending on the importance of their crimes, some of the economic corrupted can face execution,”…

…so, uh, I guess I shouldn’t be taking any trips to Iran any time soon?

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