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Buffett-Beating Gains Cue Jobs Heirs to Sell Apple, Disney: Tech

Steve Jobs’s widow may never find a better moment to sell her late husband’s $6.78 billion of Apple Inc. and Walt Disney Co. stock.

Under U.S. law, Jobs’s heirs may sell Apple and Disney and avoid $867 million in capital gains taxes. If Apple’s late co-founder left his estate to his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, the family won’t be liable for the 35 percent estate tax until she dies or gives money to others, according to estate planners.