At Tier 1 Investments, I seek out and invest in elite businesses. These include companies with the most valuable brands, best management, superior products and services, and strongest competitive advantages.
As much as I love an underdog, Nike (NYSE: NKE ) is still the king of the roost -- and for a reason. While I've picked Under Armour (NYSE: UA ) as a Tier 1 investment, that doesn't mean that Nike's broken. In fact, you may do well buying both.
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