Jeff Bezos wins 7.220 million euros in a quarter of an hour

last Thursday, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, lived a circumstance that seems almost impossible, science fiction. In a quarter of an hour, their fortune increased by 8,000 million dollars, 7.220 million.

According to The World, between 9.00 a.m. and 16.00 hours in the afternoon, during the hours of hiring the New York Stock exchange, the wealth of Bezos increased in more than 4,000 million dollars. After the close of the market, Amazon introduced the results of the first quarter: in a quarter of an hour, Bezos was another 9,000 millions of dollars richer.

The calculation comes from the fact that Bezos owns the 12% of Amazon, and the actions of the company grew by 11%,

According to The World, Bezos won the Thursday almost as much as all the Bank Santander in the 365 days of 2019. Now, your total wealth is around 130,000 million, that is to say, the 117,000 million euros. The Stock market value of Amazon is already 900,000 million euros.

With his fortune, Bezos could buy 52 times newspaper The Washington Post, which he purchased in 2013 for $ 250 million.

And sobraría money. Could build a nuclear carrier of the class Henry Ford, which is the new model that the united States is creating. Or acquire the third part of General Motors, the third largest manufacturer of cars in the world.

a million not only abound in the account of Bezos, but also on that of his ex-wife, MacKenzie, since you have a 4% of the company, which translates into a gain of 3.610 million euros.

The bad part for Bezos is that it is money on paper, not cash, and these fortunes rise and fall. For example, in October, Bezos lost 6.320 million euros in a day, after that Amazon will report less profit than expected. The 5 of August, also by the Bag, He lost something more than 3,000 million euros. In fact, Bezos is a prisoner of his wealth: if he sold blow their stock in Amazon, the value of these will plummet and he would end up being less rich.

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Jeff Bezos wins 7.220 million euros in a quarter of an hour
Source: english  
February 1, 2020

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