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?