posted on May, 8 2004 @ 12:59 PM
Exactly. And when you realise that 10 kg of gold is worth around 100,000 US$ when legally traded, my guess is that you would concider yourself lucky
if you got 1/10th of that on the black market.
Then again, maybe soon the same could be said about the US$ if Iraq decided to use it's vote in OPEC to change the Standard Oil Currency from US$ to
European Euro, an overhanging threat which may verywell be the real reason behind the 2nd Gulf War....
(I added the second paragraph here after Browha had responded to the original post, just so noone would come to believe that he agreed to it all).
[Edited on 8-5-2004 by Camelopárdalis]