Apple-Samsung Patent Battle Underscores High-Stakes Industry

Today, analysts Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith discuss the Samsung-Apple battle. Apple is currently suing Samsung for nearly $2.5 billion as compensation for patent infringement. This particular battle may not produce substantial results, but the development highlights the high stakes of the battle in this enormous growth market.

In general, Apple has emerged victorious in these battles. Apple is the most influential company in technology and has delivered market-smashing returns for those lucky enough to invest in the company. However, with the impending release of the iPhone 5 and Apple TV on the horizon, the stakes have never been higher for the company. If you're looking for a recommendation on how to play Apple along with continuing updates and guidance on the company whenever news breaks, we've created a brand new report that details when to buy and sell Apple. To get started, just click here now.

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