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After Years of Restraint, Bezos Starts 2020 With Record Sale

  • Proceeds from Amazon share sales topped $4 billion in a week
  • Lifestyle of Bezos became increasingly public in recent months
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Jeff Bezos’s stake in Amazon.com Inc. barely budged over the past decade. That’s started to change.

Bezos sold 2 million shares, worth $4.1 billion, as part of a pre-arranged trading plan between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6, according to regulatory filings. That’s the largest seven-day selldown by any executive tracked by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which began in 2012.