Optimism for the pre-Christmas sales caused shares in the retail giant to jump more than 2 per cent, adding $2.4bn to Bezos' personal fortune and bringing his total net worth to $100.3bn.
It is reasonable for Bezos' pocket to increase because the citizens in Uncle Sam's country at least spent about $1.5 billion or equivalent to IDR19.9 trillion on Thanksgiving night for Black Friday transactions.
The world's richest man and e-commerce mogul directly owns about 78.9 million shares of Amazon.
Online sales for Black Friday are up 18.4% from previous year, while the projected final spend is $5bn, according to Adobe Analytics. With Amazon being the top destination for online shopping, it is the web-based retailer took a significant chunk of online dollars.
Gates, with a current net worth of $86.8 billion, is estimated to have had a net worth of $150 billion had he not given much of his fortune to charity.
IPhone X Shipping Times in Canada Improve to 1-2 Weeks With it's all-screen design, OLED display, lack of home button and sensor array, it looks unlike any iPhone we've ever seen. This will effectively be Apple's "budget" iPhone, which the company will primarily push in markets like India and China.
His annual net worth has increased by $32.6 billion in 2017, the largest increase in the net worth by anyone on the 'Bloomberg Billionaires Index' as mentioned by the report. Bezos then overtook Gates last month when his fortune soared past $90bn.
Bezos officially earned the title in October when he surpassed Gates, a feat he also briefly accomplished in July.
But as most of us rummage for deals, one man has come out on top - by several billion dollars.
Bezos started 2017 as the fourth richest person in the world, and surpassed both Inditex (ZTSTF, +2.98%) founder Amancio Ortega and Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffet this year as well. Over the summer, he tweeted a request for short-term philanthropic ideas aimed at helping people in the here and now.
Kim Kardashian reportedly doesn't even engage in any conversations with Jennifer when she's at the family's house anymore. It is loaded with turkey, ham, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts and candied yams.
In their last meeting, at 2016 Malaysia Open, the Thai shuttler beat Sindhu in straight games 21-7, 21-8. Sakai had saved five match points to edge Prannoy in their last encounter at the Indonesia Open.
And it's a very important magazine, and I've been lucky enough to be on the cover many times this year - and last year . "Amazing. However, the publication turned down the President's claims, saying the award victor will only be declared on December 6.
Russell Westbrook is the top fantasy basketball player for the Thunder with a season average of 46.59 fantasy points per game. Adams failed to reach double-double in the previous seven displays, but I expect him to own the paint against Zaza Pachulia.
Thanksgiving afternoon temperatures are in the lower to middle 40s, otherwise it's a dry one with a good amount of sunshine. Temperatures will hit their lows around 30 degrees at midnight and remain steady through daybreak.
However, Trump noted that it would be a quick round so he could get back to work on bringing more jobs back to America. After the correction was made , Trump golfed at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach.
After a 3-day stand-off, the CBS package has come back to DISH, making many people happy, but perhaps permanently losing others. The reaction was particularly sharp from Cowboys and Chargers fans who were not able to watch the Thanksgiving Day game.
Sanu completed a 51-yard pass downfield to Atlanta's Julio Jones for the score, making it 10-3 early in the second quarter. Atlanta's Matt Bryant would connect on a 36-yard field goal to put the Falcons up 20-6 at halftime.
From being India's first-choice opener before his injury-break, Murali Vijay has been relegated to third in the pecking order. By that time, Vijay and Pujara had taken their partnership past the 200-mark and brought up the lead for India .
Cramped schedule: Ganguly backs Kohli
"So as a captain, as a leader I had to get that atmosphere going on the ground and it had to start from me", Ganguly said. Read Also: India captain Virat Kohli complains of cramped schedule ahead of South Africa tour "I would never do it now".
Irani takes on Congress over 'chaiwalla' meme
Country expects ur response on the tweet of the youth Congress, which is shameful & insulting to poor. However, the tweet was deleted a few hours after it was posted as Congress went into damage control.