Jeff Bezos’ reign as world’s richest man only lasted hours

It was earlier reported that Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos was the world’s richest man, displacing Microsoft’s Bill Gates, but the reign only lasted for a couple of hours.

Bezos has become the richest man with a $90.6 billion net worth when market only opened on Thursday.

According to Forbes, Amazon stock climbed another 1.3% to an intraday high of $1,083.31, it then dropped down to $1,046 by the time markets closed, knocking Bezos out of the top spot.

He ended the day with an $88.7 billion fortune, down $540 million from late Wednesday. Gates is once again the richest person in the world with an estimated $89.8 billion fortune, down $240 million from yesterday.

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