Inside Job Not Ruled Out in Diamond Heist

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Ine Van Wymersch, a spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutors' office, discusses the theft last night of about 120 packages of diamonds from the cargo hold of a Helvetic Air plane operated by Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. at Brussels airport. Van Wymersch, who said the heist took place shortly before 8 p.m. local time, declined to comment on the value of the diamonds. Caroline De Wolf, a spokeswoman for the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, valued the haul at $50 million in a separate interview. (Source: Bloomberg)
Kocherlakota: Fed Treating 2% Inflation Like a Ceiling
15:48 - Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota discusses the inflation factor in Federal Reserve monetary policy. He speaks from the Jackson Hole economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)
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