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Armed gunmen stole diamonds valued at $50 million in a daring heist at the Brussels airport as the gems were being loaded onto a plane bound for Switzerland. |
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So the value of the world's remaining diamonds just went up.  Good luck w/ affording that engagement ring, buddy.
Actually Debeers holds massive stockpiles of diamonds so they have a higher value in the first place. If they were to actually release all their diamonds the price would plummet. +Mike Martin 
+Dwayne Parsons is right. Diamonds are one of the most common substances. They are only valuable because the mines are owned by a monopoly that only allows a limited release of stock. They also have a great marketing campaign.
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