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Elon Musk is once again the richest person in the world

Elon Musk becomes the third person to be worth $200 billion, ranking as the richest in the world as of Monday. (Bob Daemmrich)

Elon Musk is on top of the world again as Tesla stock climbs, making him the richest person in the world.

Forbes reports the Tesla and SpaceX CEO became the richest on Monday as Tesla stock surged to the highest since February, closing up 2.2% at $791.36. As Musk becomes the third person to ever be worth $200 billion, Jeff Bezos saw Amazon's stock decline yesterday, resulting in him losing $1 billion.

Musk has fluctuated in the richest billionaires spots for some time now. The last time he beat Bezos was in January of this year when Tesla stock was at its highest. Bezos reached a worth of $200 billion for the first time in August 2020.

Tesla and SpaceX are the main sources of Musk's fortune, Forbes reports. Both companies, along with others from Musk have a presence in Austin with the newest Tesla Gigafactory set to be completed in southeast Travis County this year.

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Report: Samsung could be expanding its presence in Austin

Samsung could be adding to its presence in Northeast Austin, according to an Austin Business Journal report.

Samsung might soon be making more moves in the Austin metro.

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Chaos in Austin: Two red cards and two comeback goals later, Austin FC earns an erratic 2-2 draw

Austin FC earned a last-minute 2-2 draw against Orlando City SC at Q2 Stadium Sunday night. (Austin FC/Twitter)

A first minute error gave Austin FC an early setback, but with the help of two red cards and two second-half goals, the Verde and Black still forced a last-minute tie in a messy home battle against Orlando City SC Sunday night.

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