There was a lot of anticipation as to just how much of the Steve Jobs premium the market would slice off the price of Apple stock today, the first trading day after news broke that he would take his third medical leave of absence.

As of right now: Minus 4 and a quarter percent.

Investors will also have to factor in the company’s impending earnings release, announced after today’s market close.

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Jon Brooks is an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix.  He also writes about film for KQED Arts.

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