"In the news today, Amethyst prices has plummeted as a lander full of them has returned with over one ton of the rare gemstone. The sample return mission has nearly doubled our supply of it, and inadvertently caused massive inflation to panic Jebrod, Kerbin's main supplier of Amethyst based products. The crystals are to be scientifically studied by major universities before release to the public. ... In other news, billionaire Geomond Kerman has died after being stuck in his diamond-plated toilet for 36 hours straight. All attempts to cut him out have been futile."