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Elon Musk Starts Decade With a $13.5 Billion Gain, Better Than Jeff Bezos

  • Tesla CEO overtakes Dell, Adelson in Bloomberg wealth ranking
  • Electric-vehicle maker’s market value eclipses $140 billion
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Elon MuskPhotographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Jeff Bezos is still the world’s richest person by a comfortable margin, thanks to Amazon.com Inc.’s January surge that added $9 billion to his net worth.

But no one, not even Bezos, is having as good a start to the decade as Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk.