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Jobs a ‘Symbol of U.S. Entrepreneurship,’ Daiwa SB’s Ogawa Says

October 05, 2011

(For more coverage on Jobs’s passing, see EXT5<GO>.)

Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Koichi Ogawa, a chief portfolio manager of Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. in Tokyo, commented on Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc.

Apple issued a statement saying Jobs died Oct. 5. He stepped down as chief executive officer of the Cupertino, Calif.-based company in August after combating a rare form of cancer.

“It’s the loss of a symbol of U.S. entrepreneurship.

‘‘It won’t affect Apple, since he had already retired. His successor needs to keep coming up with innovative products just like Jobs did.”

--Editor: Dave McCombs

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