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Jeff Bezos is #2
« on: March 30, 2017, 08:48:36 am »
Good news for Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos, he just passed Warren Buffet to become the #2 richest person in the world. Jeff Bezos is currently sitting on about $75.6 Billion dollars of networth and thanks to a couple announcements today that value is still going up (he gained over $1.5 Billion today alone and over $10 Billoin this year). Gizmodo has more on the story.

   Bloomberg reports that Bezos’ personal fortune increased by a cool $1.5 billion today following a big jump in Amazon’s stock price. The $18.32 rise in the online retailer’s value was fueled by the announcement that it will acquire the Dubai-based Souq.com, a deal that Goldman Sachs called, “the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world.”

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