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Will Amazon become a force in fintech?

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Amazon is the tech giant most likely to become a dominant player in fintech, predicted James Lloyd, Ernst & Young’s fintech leader, when speaking on stage at TechCrunch and TechNode’s event in Shenzhen, China on Monday. Lloyd told…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may be single-handedly killing inflation

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Analysts expect Amazon to rein in the famously high prices of the upscale grocery chain...

Jeff Bezos is just $5B from being world's richest person

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Thanks to a surge in Amazon stock -- the company just announced that it plans to buy Whole Foods -- Jeff Bezos added another $1.8 billion to his net worth, according to Bloomberg.

Jeff Bezos is $5 billion away from being the world's richest person

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Watch out, Bill Gates: Jeff Bezos is gunning for your title.

Jeff Bezos closes in on richest man title after Whole Foods buy

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is about $5 billion away from becoming the world's richest man after his company purchased Whole Foods last week.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos On Way To Becoming World's Richest Person

IB Times

Bill Gates, the richest person in the world, may soon lose the top spot in the list of billionaires. Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com is merely $5 billion away from becoming the richest person.

Dear Jeff Bezos, remember that charity begins at home

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Mark LeVine is a professor of Middle Eastern History at University of California. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, soon to be the world's richest man, needs our help spending his money. Not on cars, houses, spaceships or overpriced grocery…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ grocery ‘Waterloo’ is now his biggest opportunity

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Whole Foods exec John Mackey once called Amazon’s grocery delivery business the online retailer’s Waterloo. But Mackey may have underestimated the flexibility and commitment of Amazon and its headstrong founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos.

Just How Rich Is Jeff Bezos Now?

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Amazon's founder is on the verge of becoming the richest person in the world.

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Will Amazon become a force in fintech?

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