The best stock market returns are often delivered over a period of decades, and investors who were fortunate enough to buy into the initial public offerings (IPOs) for stocks like Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) had the opportunity to turn relatively small sums of money into life-changing fortunes. Amazon stock hit the public markets on May 15, 1997. It also leads the cloud computing industry through its Amazon Web Services (AWS) brand, which helps businesses migrate their operations online with hundreds of different solutions.
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