What Can You Buy With 20 Billion Dollars?
Unless you’ve been living under a wi-fi-less rock lately, you know that you too can own a little slice of Facebook now. No hoodie purchases necessary! Mega-billionaire Mark Zuckerberg has decided to move Facebook from the private to the public sector with the most anticipated initial public offering (IPO is that word you’ve heard about ten thousand times today) of the millennium. I’m sure the Winklevoss twins are chopping at the bit to grab up some shares.
Zuckerberg was expected to make up to $20 billion. Unfortunately he only made $16 million, the poor guy. But, that got us thinking here at the CC offices. What can you buy with $20 billion? The answer is: a lot.
Ariana Romero is a student at Syracuse University. That would probably explain why she once had a load of laundry filled solely with orange tee shirts. She watches too much television and reads too much entertainment news than is probably healthy. Follow her on Twitter @ArianaRomero17.