|Bid||947.26 x 100|
|Ask||947.52 x 500|
|Day's Range||944.62 - 950.67|
|52 Week Range||727.54 - 988.25|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||31.98|
|Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
After one of his lawyers mistook the name as “Cadaver,” the young CEO filed papers changing it to, you guessed it, Amazon—a name today that strikes fear in the hearts and minds of retailers everywhere, and stops traffic on Wall Street on a day like today when it reports earnings. Jeff Bezos, who currently has a net worth of approximately $87 billion, came up with a business model so powerful that the largest retailers on the planet seem helpless as Amazon (AMZN) devours nearly everything in its path. In its infancy, the internet was a new communications medium, and Amazon initially was only a threat to book stores.
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Jeff Bezos passes Bill Gates in ranking of the world’s billionaires.