the charts are as strong an argument for public intervention in too big to fail corps as any speech or text.
25 charts that show Amazon's explosive growth over the past decade (AMZN)
Amazon's share price grew more than tenfold since 2010, becoming one of the most popular stocks among investors. In 2018, it briefly passed $1 trillion in market cap for the first time. It is currently worth over $900 billion and is one of the most richly valued public companies in the world.
Amazon's revenue consistently grew at a 20% to 30% clip every year over the past decade — an unusually high rate of growth for a company of its size. This year, Amazon is expected to record $279.1 billion in total revenue.
As the business grew, Amazon had to hire more. In 2010, Amazon employed just 33,700 people. Now it has 750,000 employees worldwide — a 22-time increase from 10 years ago.
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