Wealth in the Viking world came in many forms, from pillaging to trading. It is common knowledge that the people from the North were accomplished traders and explorers, but their economic system was far from simple.
The Gods finally had their fill with Loki. After an eternity of mischief he had finally gone too far: Baldr was dead.
No stone in the Nine Realms was left unturned in the savage hunt for Loki. The God of mischief was about to receive such a punishment, that it would shake the very foundations of Midgard.