Elon Musk Lost 15 billion dollars in a Day
OREANDA-NEWS. The wealth of the head of SpaceX and Tesla Elon Musk over the past day fell by more than $15 billion due to the collapse of Tesla shares, according to trading data and the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI). According to the agency, Musk's wealth fell by $15.2 billion to $183 billion.
The wealth of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos decreased by 3.73 billion to $186 billion. Thus, Bezos takes the first place in the ranking of the richest people in the world, Musk – the second.
On Monday, February 22, the stock price of Tesla collapsed by 8.55% – to 714.5 dollars. The drop was the most significant since September 2020. Amazon shares fell 2.13% to $3180.74.
Earlier, the founder and main owner of Tinkoff Bank, Oleg Tinkov, spoke live at the Clubhouse, where he gave some useful tips to Russian investors. He considers the shares of the company Tesla unprofitable and would never buy them. Musk's company, according to Tinkov, earns exclusively on hype.