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Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk made $115 billion this year

Their fast-growing wealth provides a breathtaking measure of their companies' economic might

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The world’s richest man is now on the cusp of another record: a fortune exceeding $200 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

The message from Jeff Bezos: Big Tech’s not so powerful. The message is from his personal fortune: Oh yes, it is. As Bezos and three other technology magnates prepare to defend their businesses at a Congressional hearing on antitrust worries on Wednesday, their fast-growing wealth provides a breathtaking measure of their companies’ economic might. The Amazon.com founder has seen his net worth soar by $63.6 billion this year. On one day this month, it leaped an unprecedented $13 billion. The world’s richest man is now on the cusp of another record: a fortune ...