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On Thursday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world. When Amazon's earnings missed expectations and its stock fell later that day, Bezos was dethroned by Bill Gates. As of Friday, Bezos holds the not-too-shabby title of second-wealthiest man in the world, with a net worth of $85.9 billion.
Jeff Bezos was the richest person in the world... for half a day. The Amazon founder’s net worth soared to $91 billion Thursday morning, but an afternoon pullback in Amazon stock meant he ended the day at $88.5 billion (and back below Bill Gates). Is it just a matter of time before he retakes the top spot? Judging by the size of the empire he’s amassed on his way to the top of the billionaires list, that could be a fair guess. Bezos’s empire encompasses not just e-commerce, but also news organizations, robotics companies and coupon sites. Oh, and ever heard of Google, Airbnb or Uber? Bezos is an investor in those companies, too. Here is a snapshot of his empire, as compiled by Visual Capitalist:
It's no surprise that certain areas are more profitable for home sellers than others, but it certainly is surprising which places those are. ATTOM Data Solutions, a property data company, just released its Q2 2017 U.S. Home Sales Report. They examined