The founder of Amazon briefly became the richest man in the world
As we previously reported, Amazon has published a report for the second quarter of 2017. Shortly before the publication of the report, its stock rose, so Amazon became the fourth (following Apple, Google and Microsoft) company with a market value of over $ 500 billion, and its founder Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos) was the richest man in the world.
Becoming the owner of the personal status of 90.6 billion dollars, Bezos walked by this measure bill gates.
However, this situation did not last long. Shortly after the publication of a report that sales growth of 25% coexists with a decrease in net profit by 77%, Amazon shares fell again, and the title of the richest man in the world returned to bill gates.