Trading in Apple Stock Resume, AAPL Down 7.1%

Trading in shares of Apple's stock are set to resume at 5:00 PM EST, following a halt in the trading after Steve Jobs announced he was taking a medical leave of absence from the company until the end of June this year.

Shares resumed trading in negative territory, and as of this writing are trading at US$ 79.25, down $6.08 (-7.13%).

*In the interest of full disclosure, the author holds a small share in AAPL stock that was not an influence in the creation of this article.