Jeffrey P. Bezos became the richest man for few hours
2017-07-28, 10:45 AM,
#1 founder and Washington Post owner Jeffrey P. Bezos on Thursday briefly became the richest person in the world, displacing Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

Bezos’s rise to No. 1 followed a surge in shares Thursday ahead of the online retailer’s earnings report due out later in the day. The company’s shares have been on a tear over the past year, passing the $1,000 mark and hitting $1,082 around noon on Thursday, propelling Bezos, 53, to $90.6 billion compared with Gates’s $90.1 billion. Gates, 61, who built his fortune through Microsoft, has long been among the world’s richest and had held the top spot since May 2013.

By midday, however, Amazon shares gave up much of the gain, and Gates reclaimed the top spot on Forbes magazine’s.

Source -
2017-07-28, 10:48 AM,
From selling books to selling anything across the World. Great journey of J.P Bezos.
2017-07-28, 10:57 AM,
He might get back into top position. Since, ecommerce business is now very profitable business.
2017-07-28, 11:02 AM,
Bill gave half his money or so to charity, knowing it would take him off the top spot. But still he is back to the top spot again!
2017-07-28, 11:06 AM,
Inspiring story! Selling books to becoming the richest man.
2017-07-28, 11:10 AM,
Bill Gates has stopped trying to become richer and have been slowly selling off his MSFT stock for a while. That was the reason behind dropping off from the richest man list for few hours.
2017-07-28, 11:29 AM,
So, Bill Gates now have good amount of competitors Grin
2017-07-28, 11:41 AM,
Bezos played the game nearly better than anyone, took some big risks and it paid off huge.
2017-07-28, 11:46 AM,
He might bounce back to top position again!
2017-07-28, 08:21 PM,
Inspiring story!
thank you for share

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Britain's First Pregnant Man Gives Birth To Baby Girl ougasoft 5 249 2017-07-12, 01:49 PM
Last Post: pepeneo
  Dashcam Shows Trooper Strike Drunk Man With Butt Of If His Rifle grenadez 3 149 2017-07-03, 11:34 AM
Last Post: iBrobot
  Man with knife 'holds staff members hostage' at Newcastle Job Centre glowerz7 6 225 2017-06-10, 12:19 PM
Last Post: biocryol77
  Baby girl left in car for 'several hours' in Tipperary dies from suspected heatstroke midastou4 7 309 2017-06-01, 10:23 AM
Last Post: meefup
  A 145 Years Old Man from Indonesia emirasor 10 510 2017-05-11, 11:14 AM
Last Post: Elites_Mate

About Us | Contact Us | CPA Elites | Advertise | Stats | Staff Team

© 2013-2017 CPA Elites Ltd
Enhanced by MyBB and WallBB
Return to top