Remember when Amazon's stock tanked 90%? Long-term investors still got rich
Amazon's growth since its 1997 IPO has rewarded early investors with massive stock gains. But it wasn't always smooth sailing for Jeff Bezos's garage startup that eventually became one of the world's most valuable companies. From Amazon's early competition with Barnes & Noble to weathering the Dotcom bubble and more, it has faced plenty of challenges along the way that tested investors' confidence.