The Case for Splitting Amazon in Two

From a Wall Street Journal opinion column by Joe Lonsdale headlined “The Case for Splitting Amazon in Two”:

If the price of a service seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Amazon’s most recent earnings report sent the stock price soaring, up nearly 14%, closing Friday at over $3,150, near its all-time high. Amazon beat expectations on quarterly revenue, reporting $137 billion, with companywide operating income of $3.5 billion.