Black Friday raised Jeff Bezos' net worth to $100 billion

Technology 25-11-2017 Mashable 973
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Jeff Bezo$ made out like Scrooge McDuck on Black Friday after rising Amazon share prices lifted his personal fortune to more than $100 billion. 

That's billion, with a "b." His 78.9 million shares of Amazon got a boost thanks to investor optimism over Black Friday sales. Basically, your desire to buy cheap stuff from your couch made the richest man in America even richer. 

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Now, that $100 billion estimate only comes from Bloomberg; Forbes still has him at $99.6 billion. Either way, he is worth around 1.7 million times the median household income in the United States. Read more...

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