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As Amazon's market capitalization surged yesterday, it became the 3rd company in history to top the trillion-dollar level.
While 3rd (after PetroChina and Apple) is not bad, CEO Jeff Bezos is on his own in first place in terms of global net worth - almost lapping the next richest person. Bezos epic horde is $70 billion more than Bill Gates and almost double that of Warren Buffett.
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Bezos net worth, according to Bloomberg, stands at around $167.7 billion as of last night's close (up $67 billion or almost 70% year-to-date).
Here are six ways to put that $67 billion gain into context (via Bloomberg):
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It’s more than the entire market capitalization of FedEx Corp.
Bezos’s gain this year alone would make him the seventh-richest person...
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