Joe Tenebruso's "Tier 1 Portfolio" has been beating the market handily since its inception. In this series of interviews, Joe talks about what makes a Tier 1 company, and which stocks make the cut.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has taken a few hits to its brand in recent weeks, but don't let that cloud your view of the business. Even if Samsung is the flavor of the week, Apple's stock is very attractive, and anyone who underestimates the business could be missing a massive opportunity.

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