Musk Takes The Top Spot From Bezos

Thanks to the meteoric rise in the value of Tesla, Elon Musk has overtaken Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person (Wall Street Journal)

Mr. Musk’s net worth totaled around $181 billion as of market close Wednesday, up from roughly $30 billion a year ago and about $3 billion shy of Mr. Bezos’s wealth, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The value of Tesla’s shares rose around 6% intraday Thursday, enough for Mr. Musk to overtake Mr. Bezos in the wealth ranking