Tesla is now worth half a trillion dollars

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Is now worth more than half a trillion dollars, according to a new report from the website. TechCrunch. The electric car maker's stock has increased by five times more than what it was at the beginning of the year. Success has made the company one of the world's richest behind Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook CEO Elon Musk now only trails Amazon's Jeff Bezos for the title of wealthiest person in the world.

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