The Wealth of Iraq

In dinarland we often hear gurus talking about the vast wealth of Iraq as the reason we can expect an unprecedented revaluation of their currency.  Iraq has a reported 143 billion barrels of proven recoverable oil in their reserves, which would amount to over $7 trillion dollars worth of oil.  While that’s an impressive amount, I think we need to put it in context.  You see, their neighbor to the east – Iran – has 158 billion barrels in their reserves.  Canada has 170 billion barrels in their reserves.  Saudi Arabia has 266 billion barrels in theirs, and Venezuela leads the world with over 300 billion in theirs.

Now, let’s take a look at their currencies.

The Iranian rial is valued at $.00003, down from $.000033 in 2015 and $.00004 in 2013, despite all of the hype generated by dinar/dong/Zim/rial pumpers in recent years.  Okay, maybe their reputation as a renegade radical Islamic state has kept the rial’s value down, so let’s look at the others.

Canada’s dollar (the loonie)  is currently valued at $.79, up from $.76 two years ago but down from about $.96 four years ago.

The Saudi riyal is valued at $.266, just like it was two years ago and just like it was four years ago, because it’s a pegged currency on a managed float just like the IQD.

And then there’s the Venezuelan bolivar, currently valued at $.10 after the country has fallen into an economic crisis.  Four years ago the bolivar’s value was $.16 and five years ago it was at $.23.

So we can see from these numbers that oil reserves don’t determine the wealth of a country or the value of its currency.  Why would the US, with only 35 billion barrels in their reserves, have a higher standard of living and a more valuable currency than the others?  Because the country has a diverse economy, an educated populace, a strong military, a stable government, and an arrangement with almost every oil producing nation to sell their oil for USD.  Many countries use the dollar along with their currency, or they use the dollar exclusively and don’t even have a currency of their own.  Countries want US products and US services, and they need US dollars to get them.  When Iraq has all of the qualities with its economy that the US has with its, maybe their currency will have a value near that of the USD.  Maybe by the end of the century that will happen, but by that time the IQD and the people who own it will be long gone.

 

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The Dinar After Mosul

Recently I did a call with RamblerNash and Ssmith from Dinar Daily about the future of the IQD after the liberation of Mosul.  The gurus were saying for months that ISIS’ occupation of Mosul was delaying the RV, so with the news reports of the immanency of Mosul’s liberation we thought it would be a good idea to go on record saying that the net result for the dinar would be a big ol’ goose egg.  In the weeks following the announcement from Iraq’s PM Abadi that Mosul is now free, the IQD hasn’t budged from its rate of 1184:1, and the hopeful speculators are slowly catching on.  Enjoy the call.

 

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ICW Podcast- Dinar Corp part 2

podcast 7Welcome to another podcast From Iraq Currency Watch. In this episode, we will cover part 2 of our discussion that we had on July 16th regarding Dinar Corp and the guilty plea. We also cover an experiment you can do while you listen to this Podcast. You will need a computer with the browser of your choice. You will also need  Microsoft Office or Open Office. Download Open Office from the link below. It is a free program and it can be used in place of Microsoft Office.

https://www.openoffice.org/

As we sat down to talk about recent events over 90 minutes flew by. So instead of taking the whole conversation and putting it into a really long podcast I decided to split it up into  two parts. Each part will provide incredible insight to the dinar community. Those who are still in this investment should follow along with the experiment. So if you are still invested in this thing then tighten your seatbelt because things are about to get really bumpy. Just click on the play button and enjoy the ride.

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Recorded on July 16th, 2016

Connecting The Dots

Connecting the Dots (7/26/12)

Connecting the Dots II (9/9/12)

https://iraqcurrencywatch.com/sams-misc-files-bggpoppy/ (March 14, 2013 – Ivy Johnson and Dinar Corp owner (now indicted) Husam “Sam” Tayeh

The Indictment and Guilty Plea

http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr7206-15

https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdal/pr/illinois-man-pleads-guilty-wire-fraud-connection-sales-iraqi-currency

http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/32425959/illinois-man-pleads-guilty-to-wire-fraud-in-al

Defending The Faith

https://www.amazon.com/Defending-Faith-Word-Apologetics-ebook/dp/B00ULQEOJ6

The Truth About The Global Currency Reset

https://www.amazon.com/Truth-About-Coming-Global-Currency-ebook/dp/B00RYIY21Y

Economics BVAWE

https://bvawe.wordpress.com/economics-explained/

https://bvawe.wordpress.com/monitary-history/

Free Guitar Lessons

http://www.marcuscurtismusic.com/free-guitar-lessons/

Jew and Greek

http://jewandgreek.com/

ICW Podcast-Dinar Corp part 1

podcast 7Welcome to another podcast From Iraq Currency Watch. In this episode, we will cover the recent conviction that happened with the leader of Dinar Corp. Sam I Am has a story to share about Dinar Corp that he kept hidden for a long time. Now that the conviction has happened he can freely talk about it. As we sat down to talk about recent events over 90 minutes flew by. So instead of taking the whole conversation and putting it into a really long podcast I decided to split it up into  two parts. Each part will provide incredible insight to the dinar community. So if you are still invested in this thing then tighten your seatbelt because things are about to get really bumpy. Just click on the play button and enjoy the ride.

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Disclaimer

The podcast player may not display if you are using Apple’s Safari browser, but it will display in every other browser. This is a problem that is unique to the Safari browser. At this time we provide no support for this problem.

This page loads fine in every other browser and all aspects of the page are visible. Therefore we recommend that you view this site using a different browser. Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and the new Microsoft Edge browser all work well with this site and the Podcasts.

We recommend that you download one of these browsers for your Apple computer and use it in place of Safari. This is an issue with Safari. It is not a WordPress or an ICW issue.

Dinar Corp part 1

Recorded On July 16th, 2016

Here is a list of Podcast links that are mentioned in this Podcast

Connecting The Dots

https://iraqcurrencywatch.com/connecting-the-dots-72612/

https://iraqcurrencywatch.com/connecting-the-dots-ii-9912/

https://iraqcurrencywatch.com/sams-misc-files-bggpoppy/

The Indictment and Guilty Plea

http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr7206-15

https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdal/pr/illinois-man-pleads-guilty-wire-fraud-connection-sales-iraqi-currency

http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/32425959/illinois-man-pleads-guilty-to-wire-fraud-in-al

Defending The Faith

https://www.amazon.com/Defending-Faith-Word-Apologetics-ebook/dp/B00ULQEOJ6

The Truth About The Global Currency Reset

https://www.amazon.com/Truth-About-Coming-Global-Currency-ebook/dp/B00RYIY21Y

Economics BVAWE

https://bvawe.wordpress.com/economics-explained/

https://bvawe.wordpress.com/monitary-history/

Free Guitar Lessons

http://www.marcuscurtismusic.com/free-guitar-lessons/

Jew and Greek

http://jewandgreek.com/