In the last week, the company and Bezos have reached some impressive milestones. Amazon’s stock market capitalization vaulted above $500 billion Wednesday. And for several hours the next day, the company’s soaring share price propelled Bezos into first place in the rankings of the world’s richest people.
"Amazon's Mind-Boggling Ascent" is from the July 28, 2017 Financial section of The New York Times. It was written by Jeff Sommer and narrated by Fleet Cooper.