The agency specialized in financial and business news indicated that the share price of the Tesla company, which produces electric cars, began to decline, after Musk asked his followers via Twitter for advice about whether he should sell his 10% stake in the company, to settle problems with the US tax authority. .
The agency noted that what happened had a negative impact on the assessment of Musk's own fortune, within two days; Musk, who is the richest man on earth, lost more than $50 billion in fortune.
The agency did not specify, in its report, the size of Musk's wealth; But she confirmed that the difference between his wealth and the wealth of the second-placed richest person in the list, which belongs to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has shrunk to $83 billion.
Bloomberg estimated Musk's fortune at $323 billion, and Bezos's at $201 billion.
According to Forbes magazine's November 1, 2021 assessment, Musk also topped the list of billionaires, becoming the first person in history to have a fortune exceeding $300 billion.