Investors Aren't Ready to Break Up With Jeff Bezos Quite Yet

Amazon beat expectations, showed a quarterly profit, and just may have quelled some of the impatience of its largest shareholders

Is Jeff Bezos Finally Listening to Shareholders?

Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos prefers to take a long-term view of his company's operating performance, but today's fourth-quarter earnings report couldn't have been more significant—at least for the short term. After several quarters of disappointing results and a 20 percent decline in the stock price over the past year, shareholders were practically demanding some good news.

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