The Week in Numbers: how to make your first $1 tln

From a trillionaire in the making, to the dawn of the 'metaverse', this is the Week in Numbers.

$1 trillion might soon be Elon Musk's net worth. Analysts at Morgan Stanley say their clients believe his SpaceX rocket company could soon be worth more than Tesla, and just might make Musk the world's first trillionaire.

$67,016 was the new record value for bitcoin on Wednesday. The peak came after the launch of the first U.S. exchange-traded fund featuring bitcoin futures. Investors say that could draw in new money from retail buyers and big players.

Vespula Capital's Jeff Tomasulo say it's a big moment for cryptocurrency investors:

"Because it's finally given them the access and the exposure that a lot of people want and need."

$45 billion is PayPal's reported bid for Pinterest. If the deal goes through at that price, it would be the biggest-ever acquisition of a social media company.

Analysts say PayPal wants a slice of the e-commerce growth driven by online influencers.

Up to $23 billion is the target valuation for Volvo Cars in its upcoming share sale.

The Swedish brand has carved out a lucrative niche in premium autos under Chinese owner Geely. Now its IPO could be one of Europe's biggest this year.

And 10,000 is how many people Facebook plans to hire in Europe to build the 'metaverse'. That's an online space where people could meet to work and play, and boss Mark Zuckerberg thinks it's the next big thing.

So much so, some reports this week suggest he could rename his firm as 'meta'.

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