Amazon adds 13% in a day and Jeff Bezos is $5 billion richer than Bill Gates

Amazon added $128 to its share to price to reach $1100 on Friday. This was a gain of 13%.

Amazon’s third-quarter revenue increased 34% year over year. But this included $1.3 billion in sales from Whole Foods Market. Without these sales, revenue increased 29% year over year to $42.4 billion.

Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $93.8 billion which puts him in first place versus $88.7 billion for Bill Gates.

Amazon is worth $529 billion.

3 thoughts on “Amazon adds 13% in a day and Jeff Bezos is $5 billion richer than Bill Gates”

  1. Gates is just hoarding his wealth, which has been herded into conventional investments. He’s not trying to usher in anything new – he’s too conservative, and not a dreamer or a risk-taker. He’s probably the kind of guy who’d invest in life extension, though.

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