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A look at the $17 billion stock portfolio of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

As the world watched the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat spread across the world, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was making big Wall Street bets — pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into US tech giants like Apple, Twitter, and Amazon. Gates‘ fund also built fresh positions in Google’s Alphabet...
As the world watched the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat spread across the world, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was making big Wall Street bets — pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into US tech giants like Apple, Twitter, and Amazon. Gates‘ fund also built fresh positions in Google’s Alphabet and China’s ecommerce darling Alibaba, worth $107 million and $100 million respectively. [Read: US tech execs have dumped $3.6 billion in company stock this month] Hard Fork built the graphic below to visualise the stock market calls made by the Gates Foundation in the first three months of 2020. It shows you the weighting of… This story continues at The Next Web
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