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.

There's no denying that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is still feeling the impact of losing Steve Jobs. But shareholders might find that they like Tim Cook just fine in the long run.

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