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Great News For Gdp - Venezuela Hookers Now Make More As Fx Traders

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-09/venezuela-hookers-now-make-more-fx-traders

"The dollar is king these days, but having them comes at a price," notes one working girl as Venezuelan prostitutes can more than double their earnings by moonlighting as currency traders, "yes, we got dollars to afford the things our families need, but we have to sell our bodies for it." The dollar shortage is turning Venezuela into a two-tier society similar to the Soviet Union and Cuba, said Steve Hanke; as Bloomberg notes, those with access to dollars such as prostitutes, tour agents, airport taxi drivers and expatriates are able to shield themselves from inflation by trading their greenbacks at ever higher rates. Those who can’t are seeing their living standards decline. Socialism at work...

As it appears that prostitution is going to become an important part of national GDP this can only be viewed as good news.

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As it appears that prostitution is going to become an important part of national GDP this can only be viewed as good news.

I remember reading that in Cuba parents wanted their daughters to grow up to become working girls, paid in US$ they earn more in a weekend than a doctor earns in a month.

I'll see if I can find the source.

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