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This week in Bezos: HQ2 in space? Amazon CEO stresses need to look beyond Earth

Back again? I am not surprised. It’s time to check in on our nation’s most relevant rich person (Sorry, Kanye), Amazon.com Inc. CEO and aspiring immortal Jeff Bezos as he seemingly Benjamin Buttons his way through life. In addition to somehow aging backward and becoming increasingly more swole with time, Bezos is now at a point in his career where he is in fact not just in the spotlight — he is the spotlight.

And everything we say or do as a nation must be seen through the lens of the e-commerce leviathan in the tactical vest.

You might say Bezos is in his Prime.

Current net worth: $151 billion

Change since last week: Up $6 billion

Translation: Bezos is, after a brief stock drop last week, making up lost ground and money. His net worth has risen by nearly 17 Beyonces, putting his total net worth at about 425 Queen Beys. That’s a lot of lemonade.

Another HQ2 roundup: Is anyone else getting an inkling that Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) much reported second headquarters may be slated for…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.



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