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Amazon's Bezos doubles wealth and TV commercial time on the slide

U.S. stocks are trading flat today, but Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company has some tell-tale signs that suggest we may have passed a short-term peak. Check out the video above for the details.

Here are some of the other stories making headlines today.

Jeff Bezos: 4th richest man on earth
Thanks to a big rally in Amazon (AMZN) stock this year, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is now the fourth richest man on the planet, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, surpassing Mexican businessman Carlos Slim. The stock surge has increased Bezos' fortune by more than 100 percent so far in 2015.


Unicorns coming back to Earth
High-flying startups, known as unicorns, may not be as valuable as you think. Snapchat, Airbnb and Uber are currently some of the biggest names in the world of private business, and they're valuations continue to balloon. But is that all coming to an end? The New York Times cites a 25 percent cut to Snapchat's valuation by recent investor Fidelity as evidence that maybe the unicorns flew a bit too high too fast.

Goodbye TV commercials?
If you just love to sit through endless commercials, bad news. Media giants, such as Time Warner (TWX), Fox (FOXA) and Viacom (VIAB) are cutting ad times, reversing a decades-old trend. This is in response to online companies like Netflix (NFLX), which offer ad-free content.

Holiday shopping round-up
Thanksgiving used to be a day of feasting and family gatherings. But the mania of Black Friday has led many retailers to dial back their opening hours. Some kick-off sales as early as 3 p.m. on Turkey Day, leaving little time to enjoy that big holiday meal. We'll tell you who is opening when and how the competition stacks up this year.