Jeff Bezos to fly to space on Blue Origin rocket

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will fly to space next month on the first space flight from his rocket company Blue Origin, the billionaire said on Monday. “Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother,” Bezos said in an … Read more

Bezos wraps up Amazon stock sale for $6.7 billion, continues to hold 10%

Jeff Bezos sold $1.7 billion of Amazon.com Inc. stock, bringing the amount he’s unloaded this month to about $6.7 billion.   Bezos sold 521,936 shares under a pre-arranged trading plan, according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That brings the total sold in three batches in May to 2 million shares. He said in … Read more

Amazon reported strong earnings for the fourth quarter. From $163,200 to nearly $60 million, here’s how the firm paid its executives in 2019.

Amazon beat fourth quarter analyst expectations with diluted EPS of $14.09. In 2019, Amazon’s executives earned between $163,200 and over $50 million. Due to previous equity awards, some executives did not receive stock in 2019. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Amazon reported diluted EPS of $14.09 for the fourth quarter of 2020 on … Read more

Elon Musk says ‘time to break up Amazon,’ escalating feud with Jeff Bezos

“Monopolies are wrong,” Musk tweeted while tagging Bezos, the world’s wealthiest man. Musk’s post came in response to a tweet from a writer who said his book titled “Unreported Truths About COVID-19 and The Lockdown” was being removed from Amazon’s Kindle publishing division for violating unspecified guidelines. Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong! … Read more