Please note: like most trading venues, we display the current mid-market rates in our price charts. When you trade, you get the current bid or ask price depending on whether you are buying or selling. There is always a slight difference between the mid-market and the current bid or ask prices. This is a natural result of how Exchange order books work.
Founded in 1994 in the early days of the worldwide wide web, the company saw an opportunity to bring book retailing online.
While operating costs caused substantial losses for years, Amazon's business exploded in the 2000s, branching out into homewares, video games, music, and consumer electronics. Today, Amazon shares look promising to some commentators as people continue to migrate to online shopping for both consumer and business needs. (Currently at approx 138x earnings - 09/28/2020).
In 2015, Amazon became the largest retailer in the U.S. by market capitalization - something that many people thought would never happen. Today, Amazon is a powerhouse, with retail distribution around the world, and a leader in artificial intelligence (AI), media streaming, content production, and cloud computing.
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