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Jobs’ decision to step down as CEO, however, is hitting companies that do business with Apple hard.

In Taiwan, shares of Apple’s suppliers and contractors fell harder than Apple shares.

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., also known as Foxconn, saw its shares fall 4.6 percent. The company assembles Apple’s iPhones and iPads in an enormous factory town on the Chinese mainland.

Shares of Wintek Corp., which makes touch screens for Apple, fell 6.9 percent in Taiwanese trading. Shares of Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., which makes headphone jacks and other connecting components, fell 4.3 percent.

Shares of Taiwanese Apple competitor HTC Corp. rose 1.4 percent, going against the market. Overall, the Taiwan market fell 1.2 percent.

In the U.S., shares of Google Inc., whose phone and tablet software competes with Apple‘s, rose $2.19, or 0.4 percent, at $525.48.