"At long last, the economic recovery appears to be picking up speed," said one economist.
Bezos pointed to the recent union election outcome at one of Amazon’s Alabama warehouses as an example of why the company needs to address challenges within its workforce.
Shares quickly shot up as high as $429, valuing the company at $112 billion, before dropping back below the debut price and reaching a low of around $310.
“For all the talk of revenge spending and pent-up demand for travel... just 13 percent of stimulus check recipients plan to spend the money on discretionary activities or nonessential items," said one analyst.
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"We didn't need any new rules in order to prevent Bernie Madoff from happening. We needed to enforce the old rules," said one ethics lawyer.
Nearly 90 percent of small Asian American firms lost revenue last year, a rate higher than for other racial and ethnic groups, according to a new study.