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The world's 5 richest tech tycoons — including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates — have already lost about $85 billion this year amid a brutal market selloff

The world's richest tech tycoons suffered heavy losses last week amid a market selloff.Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images  Stock markets tumbled last week on fears about rising interest rates and inflation. The tech-heavy Nasdaq index fell 8% week-on-week, and is 13% lower year-to-date. The world's five richest tech tycoons have collectively lost about $85 billion in year-to-date in 2022. The world's five richest tech tycoons collectively lost $85.07...
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The world's 5 richest tech tycoons — including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates — have already lost about $85 billion this year amid a brutal market sell-off

The world's richest tech tycoons suffered heavy losses last week amid a market sell-off.Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images  Stock markets tumbled last week on fears about rising interest rates and inflation. The tech-heavy Nasdaq index fell 8% last week and is down 13% this year. The world's five richest tech tycoons have collectively lost about $85 billion in 2022. The world's five richest tech tycoons have collectively lost about $85 billion of the...
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The world's top 5 tech tycoons — including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates — have already lost about $85 billion this year after a brutal market selloff

The world's top tech billionaires suffered heavy losses in their wealth last week after a market selloff.Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images  Stock markets tumbled last week on fears about rising interest rates and inflation. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite fell 8% on-week and is 13% lower year-to-date. The world's top five tech tycoons have lost about $85 billion collectively in net worth so far this year. The world's top five tech tycoons have alrea...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Technology, News, Microsoft, Trends, Wealth, Markets, Bloomberg, Larry Page, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos


These are the 25 books that Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates think you should read to get smarter about business and leadership

Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images Many business leaders credit books for giving them the knowledge that helped make them successful. Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates have recommended many books over the years, from biographies to leadership guides to sci-fi novels. Here are 25 books that they say have taught them a lot about business, leadership, and the world. You learn by doing, but you also learn a lot by reading.Many influential business figures, inclu...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Spacex, Elon Musk, England, Microsoft, Trends, Strategy, Walmart, Paypal, Features, Xerox, Bill Gates, Jimmy Carter, Peter Thiel, Albert Einstein


Jeff Bezos turns 58 today. Here are 14 things you might not know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images You might not know that Jeff Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." He survived a helicopter crash in Texas in 2003. In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997.Paul Souders/Getty Images According to CNBC, Bezos, then Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was barely 17 years old and a junior in high school when sh...
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Republicans were nowhere to be seen on Capitol Hill on the anniversary of the January 6 riot

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill on November 3, 2021.Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Almost no Republican lawmakers were on Capitol Hill on the anniversary of the January 6 attack. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney and her father Dick Cheney were the only two Republicans who attended a moment of silence in the House. GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene used the day to spin conspiracy theories and rewrite history. On the anniversary of the...
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Almost no Republican lawmakers were on Capitol Hill on the anniversary of the January 6 attack

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill on November 3, 2021.Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Almost no Republican lawmakers were on Capitol Hill on the anniversary of the January 6 attack. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and her father Dick Cheney were the only two Republicans who attended a moment of silence in the House. GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene used the day to spin conspiracy theories and rewrite history. On the anniversary of ...
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Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in 2 days, but he's still the world's richest person. Here's how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO makes and spends his $288 billion fortune.

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in just two days, but he's still the richest person in the world. A notorious workaholic, Musk doesn't spend his money on lavish vacations or expensive hobbies. Here's how Musk makes and spends his $288 billion fortune. Decades before becoming a father of six and amassing an $288 billion fortune, Musk taught himself to code as a child growing up in South Africa. By the time he was 12, he sold ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, California, Washington, Ebay, Life, Stanford, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Tesla, Bloomberg


Sen. Mitch McConnell says there's a 'great likelihood' the 2022 midterm elections will be 'very good' for Republicans

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill on November 3, 2021. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he's "optimistic" about 2022. The Republican said the midterms are "likely to be a very good election for Republicans." There are 34 Senate seats up for grabs next year. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said he's optimistic about the 2022 midterm elections for Republicans. The highest-r...
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A Blue Origin executive described his company as 'kind of lazy compared to SpaceX' in a 2018 internal memo, reports say

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts A Blue Origin exec said in a 2018 memo that his company was "kind of lazy compared to SpaceX," reports say. In the memo, executives also discussed rival SpaceX's "very long" working hours, according to The Verge and Ars Technica. Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX are fierce rivals in the modern space race. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Blue Origin executive said in ...
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Bill Gates takes a dig at Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk: 'Space? We have a lot to do here on Earth'

Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images During an interview with James Corden, Bill Gates poked fun at the billionaire space race. Gates comments come a few months after Bezos and Richard Branson took private jets into outer space. The interview was days after Gates was asked on camera about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates dissed Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk's preoccupation with outer space during...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Microsoft, Trends, Tesla, Earth, Netflix, Virgin Galactic, Bill Gates, United Nations


Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos are backing a 3-year search for electric vehicle metals that could be used in Teslas

Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Microsoft's Bill Gates, and Tesla's Elon Musk. Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are backers of the mineral exploration startup KoBold Metals. KoBold's CEO told Insider that a new partnership with BHP would hunt for metals used in EVs. The partnership could eventually source metals for Tesla vehicles, House said. See more stories on Insider's business page. An artificial intelligence startup ...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, Australia, Funding, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Mining, Electric Vehicles, House, Bill Gates, Silicon Valley, Greenland, Andreessen Horowitz


Elon Musk's SpaceX calls out Amazon in latest spat over Starlink: 'Despite its theatrics, Amazon does not identify a single fact, figure, or scintilla of data that SpaceX omitted from its application'

Jeff Bezos (left) and Elon Musk. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts SpaceX responded on Thursday to Amazon's latest jab over its plans to expand Starlink. The previous day, Amazon took aim at Elon Musk, saying the CEO believes "rules are for other people." The letter is one of five heated exchanges between the two companies over the satellite system. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the latest in a series of spats between Elon Musk's and Jeff Bezos' companies, SpaceX cal...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Fcc, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Federal Communications Commission, Jeff Bezos, Musk, Blue Origin, Bezos, Joshua Roberts, Bezos Blue Origin


Congressional Democrats take a machete to the Supreme Court's election jurisprudence in new voting rights bill

Activists rally outside the Supreme Court on June 23, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Congressional Democrats are taking on the Supreme Court with a new voting rights bill. A bill named for John Lewis would undo two big SCOTUS decisions undermining the Voting Rights Act. The bill is carefully tailored with a razor-sharp focus on the judiciary. See more stories on Insider's business page. Congressional Democrats are taking a laser-focused aim at the Supreme C...
Tags: Politics, John Lewis, Voting, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, Trends, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, US Senate, Capitol Hill, Justice Department


5 takeaways from the long-awaited 2020 US Census

US Census workers stand outside Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on September 24, 2020 in New York City Noam Galai/Getty Images The 2020 Census data was released Thursday and showed a diversifying country. Populations also declined in rural areas and The Villages proved to be the fastest-growing US metro area. Here are other takeaways from the long-awaited report. See more stories on Insider's business page. New demographic data from the 2020 Census was released on Thursday, reve...
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Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft are cracking down on white supremacist groups like the Proud Boys and 3 Percenters

White supremacists stand behind their shields at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, US, August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts A non-profit formed by Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter is cracking down on white supremacist groups. Groups like the Proud Boys will be added to a shared database that also tracks known terrorist organizations. That database is used by the tech giants to identify content for removal across their services. Visit the Business section of Insider for more ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Crime, Microsoft, Law, Internet, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Linkedin, Regulation, Al Qaeda, Hamas, White Supremacists, Reuters


Jeff Bezos just traveled to the edge of space. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos launched 62 miles above Earth aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Tuesday. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images ...
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Jeff Bezos launches to the edge of space today. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos will launch to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket at 9 a.m. ET. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Accord...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden and Putin's dueling press conferences

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Programming note: There will be no newsletter tomorrow as Insider observes Juneteenth. I will then be on vacation next week enjoying the College World Series. We have some great guest authors who will fill in starting Tuesday. Thanks again for waking up with us!Here's what we're talking about:Putin savored the global spotlight after his meetin...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guantanamo Bay, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Russia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine


US authorities are investigating the 'illegal' leak of billionaires' tax information, including data on Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

ProPublica revealed tax return information on Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk. Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images The US government is investigating how tax information on the richest Americans went public. ProPublica reported on the income and tax payments of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and other billionaires. The White House described the leaking of tax information as "illegal." See more stories on Insider's business page. The US government is investig...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Treasury, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Biden, Irs, Musk, Buffett


Inside an NYC real-estate heir's shady cryptocoin

Afton Almaraz/Getty Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:Bank of America is losing dozens of salespeople in its mortgage unit thanks to a series of changes around job responsibilities, pay structure, and lending standards.Real-estate exec Kent Swing has plans for a $6 billion cryptocurrency, but one of his partners is a mining company with a shady past.Buy now, pay later giant Klarna is close to wrapping up new...
Tags: Europe, Softbank, Trends, Bank Of America, Davos, Hsbc, Las Vegas, Nevada, Andreessen Horowitz, Rich, Klarna, Talos, Joshua Roberts, NFT, BNY Mellon, SkyBridge Capital


Hedge funds exit SPACs as the honeymoon with blank-check companies ends

A man pauses outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 15, 2016 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:The SPAC honeymoon is over as hedge funds are starting to dump shares in Michael Klein's blank-check company set to acquire Lucid Motors.Deutsche Bank gave US investment-banking interns the option of a remote or in-person program. Nearly all of them o...
Tags: US, Trends, Bank Of America, Washington Dc, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, Wells Fargo, SPAC, Joshua Roberts, Carlyle, Michael Klein, PE, Marianne Lake, New York Stock Exchange NYSE


BofA bankers get a raise - Big LBOs are back - SoFi wants to underwrite IPOs

Reuters / Lucas Jackson Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:Wall Street is in an arms race to hold on to young talent, with Bank of America and Warburg Pincus the latest to bump comp. SoFi and Robinhood are looking to upend access to IPOs, something typically left to Wall Street's elite. From Lone Pine to Holocene, a look at the big-name hedge funds hit hard in March. If you're not yet a subscriber, you...
Tags: Wall Street, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Credit Suisse, Goldman, Robinhood, SoFi, Warburg Pincus, Blackrock, Joshua Roberts, Michaels, Larry Fink, BofA, E Trade, Schwab


How Donald Trump hurt female representation in federal courts

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump wave a flag at the Supreme Court as the court reviews a lawsuit filed by Texas seeking to undo President-elect Joe Biden's election victory in Washington, U.S., December 11, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts The federal judiciary has always been overrepresented by male judges compared to the US population. But Donald Trump's appointments of more than 230 judges left the courts even less female. Experts say gender parity is vital to the courts...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, Court, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Judiciary, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American Bar Association


An Amazon engineer reportedly raised red flags internally about Amazon's tweets picking fights with lawmakers, calling them suspicious and 'unnecessarily antagonistic'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts An Amazon engineer raised red flags internally about Amazon's tweets last week, Recode reports. Amazon and its executives tweeted at multiple lawmakers, strongly criticizing Sen. Bernie Sanders. it was reportedly at the urging of CEO Jeff Bezos, who wanted leaders to push back against critics. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon stirred up controversy last week with its bold tweets to US lawmakers. Those missives were so...
Tags: Amazon, US, Alabama, Trends, Wisconsin, Jeff Bezos, Bernie Sanders, Bessemer, Sanders, Bezos, Clark, Sen Bernie Sanders, Joshua Roberts, Dave Clark, Amazon Employees, Mark Pocan


A breakdown of gun terminology to help you in discussions on mass shootings and debates over gun control

AR-15 rifles are displayed for sale at the Guntoberfest gun show in Oaks, Pennsylvania, on October 6, 2017. Joshua Roberts/Reuters The language surrounding firearms can be tricky. "Assault-weapons," for example, is among the most divisive phrases in debates over gun control. There's been a renewed discussion over gun control following recent mass shootings. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Given the ongoing and divisive debate over gun control in the US, it'...
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Trump says the Supreme Court 'should be ashamed of themselves' for not taking up election cases

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump wave a flag at the Supreme Court as the court reviews a lawsuit filed by Texas seeking to undo President-elect Joe Biden's election victory in Washington, U.S., December 11, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Former President Trump said the Supreme Court "should be ashamed of themselves." Trump slammed all the justices, except for Justices Alito and Thomas, in an interview with Lisa Boothe. The Court declined to take up several cases over the 2020 el...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Republicans, Washington, Court, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Fox News, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Thomas, State


Trump is planning to launch his own social-media platform in the next few months, aide Jason Miller says

Photo showing the suspended Twitter account of Donald Trump on a smartphone outside the White House on January 8, 2021. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Former President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to launch his own social media platform in the coming months. Longtime Trump adviser Jason Miller said the former president would return to "completely redefine the game," during a Fox News appearance Sunday. Trump was booted off most social-media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, follow...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, News, White House, Trends, Social Media, Fox News, Donald Trump, Buzz, Miller, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, Joshua Roberts, Fox News Media Buzz


American billionaires could fund two-thirds of Biden's COVID-19 relief package just using profits generated during the pandemic, a report shows

Bill Gates and Elon Musk. Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images The total wealth of US billionaires rose $1.3 trillion amid the pandemic, the ATF and IPS said. This could fund two-thirds of Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan. The momentum for measures that address wealth inequality has grown during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. American billionaires have earned so much money during the pandemic that they could fund tw...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Politics, Congress, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Argentina, Jeff Bezos, Biden


Vista fundraising - American Airlines' $10 bln debt binge - Fintech M&A on the rise

US stock markets hit new all-time highs this week, but were set to fall on Wall Street on Friday Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:Vista Equity Partners is out raising money as it looks to move past Robert Smith's tax-evasion scandal. American Airlines is leveraging its loyalty program to raise $10 billion in debt. Pimco responded to a recent lawsuit brought by current and former ...
Tags: Google, Florida, US, Trends, Paypal, Vista, Hsbc, Delta, Citigroup, Pimco, United, Fintech, American Airlines, Reuters, Joshua Roberts, Robert Smith