Laurene Jobs’s Fortune Jumps $1 Billion in a Day as Disney Soars

Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell Jobs arrive at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, Calif.

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Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, added $1 billion to her net worth today after Walt Disney Co. surged to a record.

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