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This week in Bezos: HQ2 remains imminent as Amazon preps for Black Friday

It’s Thursday and that means it’s time for another romp through the wide-reaching world of Amazon.com Inc. CEO and mattress industry upstart Jeff Bezos as we attempt to sort through the otherwise “it’s complicated” relationship the tech mogul has with America. But hey, now that Halloween is behind us, we can talk about Black Friday deals on Amazon, right? Right?

On a related note, I just bought a smart lightbulb I can control with my voice. It’s as easy as flicking a switch!

And we’re off.

Bezos’ current net worth: $133 billion

Change since last week: Down $13 billion

Translation: Bezos continues to have what we in the financial markets industry call a “no-good, terrible, very bad, super-duper-awful week” as Amazon’s stock continues to fall faster than the playoff hopes of the Washington Wizards (sorry, Ted!). That means, in just a few days time, Bezos has lost close to four times the entire market capitalization of real estate firm and painted bicycle experimenter JBG Smith Properties…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.



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