GM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Need Proof That Buybacks Work? Check Out These Stocks

    April 17, 2014
    America's top two automakers, Ford (NYSE: F) and GM (NYSE : GM), are still trying to get their financial house in order. ...
  2. Bear of the Day: General Motors (GM) - Bear of the Day

    April 10, 2014
    Bear of the Day: General Motors (GM) - Bear of the Day
  3. This Strategy Could Multiply Your Income From This 7.1% Yielder

    February 7, 2014
    As investors are undoubtedly aware, the broader market, as measured by the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY), is down 5% since ...
  4. This Simple System Could Lead To 41% Gains In Less Than 5 Months

    February 6, 2014
    The past few years have been a great time to be an investor.Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's zero interest rate ...
  5. Will Jobs Report Answer All Questions? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 6, 2014
    The jobs report will satisfy some of the doubts, but other issues will likely remain with us for some time.
  6. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 6, 2014
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Earnings, Guidance & Emerging Markets - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 3, 2014
    Overall results have been no worse than what we have been seeing over the last few quarters.
  8. Volcker Suddenly Relevant Again - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 10, 2013
    Volcker's plan includes trading bans for banks and limiting their hedge fund investment capabilities.
  9. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook

    November 5, 2013
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook
  10. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook

    November 5, 2013
    Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook
  11. Weak Jobs Mean More FEQE - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 30, 2013
    The soft ADP report means that the Fed will likely stay on hold for quite some time.
  12. Market Primer: Wednesday, October 9: Shutdown Woes Continue, ...

    October 9, 2013
    Concerns in the US and abroad that the stalemate in Congress could cause the US to default on its loans has put the dollar ...
  13. How Social Engagement Is Building The Future Of Communication

    September 24, 2013
    The gripe of baby boomers and generations past is the deconstruction of communication. Too many screens, too many devices ...
  14. Move Over, Baby Boomers -- This Group Of Consumers Wants The ...

    September 3, 2013
    In the 1980s and '90s, an investor theme emerged that likely played a role in a 20-year upward move for the stock market. ...
  15. 4 Secret Warning Signs That Your Stocks Could Be Ready To Plunge

    August 15, 2013
    If you regularly shop at department store chain Kohl's (NYSE: KSS), you may have spotted an unusual merchandising misstep ...
  16. Earnings Growth Concentrated in a Few Pockets - Ahead of Wall ...

    July 25, 2013
    Finance and a few other areas are hiding a lot of earnings pain in most of the sectors.
  17. Goldman Lowers Tesla Price Target To $84--Time To Sell?

    July 18, 2013
    Goldman Sachs released a 53-page report about the car biz June 16. It lowered its price target for Tesla to $84, sending ...
  18. GM, Honda to Develop Fuel Cell Vehicles - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    Both GM and Honda have more than 1,200 fuel cell patents between them
  19. Nissan to Install New Chargers for LEAF - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    Nissan plans to install more than 100 DC quick chargers at LEAF-certified dealers for its all-electric car LEAF
  20. American Axle's Tech in Qoros Vehicle - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    American Axle and Manufacturing Inc has won a contract from Qoros Auto to deliver advanced hybrid and electric driveline ...
  21. Tesla Motors Joins NASDAQ-100 - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    Tesla will replace technology giant Oracle Corporation on the NASDAQ-100.
  22. Pickups Push Auto Sales to Near 6-Year High - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Among the Detroit Big Three automakers, Ford posted the biggest gain in sales.
  23. Federal-Mogul to Divest Plants - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    Federal-Mogul has penned an agreement to sell its connecting rod and camshaft business to JD Norman Industries
  24. Ford Recalls to Fix Child Safety Locks - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Ford would recall most of the vehicles in North America
  25. Navistar Rejigs Top Management - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2013
    Navistar International Corporation hardly wasted any time in appointing a new chief financial officer to replace former CFO ...
  26. Ford JV Opens Assembly Plant in China - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2013
    Ford has embarked upon an aggressive expansion plan in China
  27. Natural Gas Vehicle Sales Set to Zoom - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    A recent report by Navigant Research suggests that the number of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on roads worldwide will reach ...
  28. TRW Launches Belt Drive System - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    TRW Automotive announced the launch of first electrically powered steering belt drive system in China
  29. Electric Cars: Too Early? - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    With the Obama Administration setting up a target to roll out 1 million electric cars by 2015, mega auto companies remain ...
  30. Ford Rolls Out New SUV in India - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Ford plans to export the EcoSport from its Chennai plant in South India to Europe later this year
  31. What China's Slowdown Means For Your Portfolio

    June 21, 2013
    In China, the economic news is going from bad to worse. The country's Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI), which in ...
  32. Chrysler Suspends Pension Plan - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Chrysler stated that the decision has been taken mainly to comply with U.S. tax regulations.
  33. Toyota Unveils New Corolla - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Toyota Corolla has a history of nearly 50 years
  34. General Motors Recalls New Cadillac & Chevrolet - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    General Motors revealed that the brake lamps in some vehicles may flash even when the brake pedal is not applied
  35. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 10, 2013
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  36. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2013
    Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  37. Tesla's Worth More Than Fiat--Time To Sell?

    May 15, 2013
    While Tesla is an amazing story its valuation has gotten frothy to say the least. Is now the time for shareholders to sell?
  38. Stock Market News for February 15, 2013 - Market News

    February 15, 2013
    Benchmarks finished mixed following weak international economic numbers which eclipsed encouraging reports of major acquisitions ...
  39. BorgWarner Opens New Plant in India - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) announced the opening of a new facility in Manesar, near New Delhi, India. The 86,000-square-foot facility ...
  40. American Axle Sees Loss in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    American Axle and Manufacturing Inc. (AXL) reported a loss of $1.7 million or 2 cents per share in the fourth quarter of ...
  41. Ally to Repay TARP Dues by 2014 - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Ally Financial Inc. is likely to repay the TARP dues by 2014 driven by the robust performance of its auto-finance business. ...
  42. Auto Industry Outlook and Review - Feb 2013 - Industry Outlook

    February 11, 2013
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top 10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  43. Toyota Recalls A Million Cars Again - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    The recall fiasco continues to whip Toyota Motor Corp. (TM). Recently, the automaker revealed that it would recall nearly ...
  44. Auto Sales Indicate Strong Recovery - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Auto sales in the U.S. grew 14.2% to 1.04 million vehicles in January. This translates into a seasonally adjusted annual ...
  45. GM to Add Shift in Brazilian Plant - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    General Motors Company (GM) announced the opening of the third shift of production at the Gravatai Industrial Complex in ...
  46. Autoliv Beats but Profits Dip - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    Autoliv Inc. (ALV) saw a 14.7% fall in earnings per share to $1.45 in the fourth quarter of 2012 from $1.70 a year ago due ...
  47. Toyota Regains Sales Crown - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) recaptured the sales crown from General Motors Company (GM) by selling 9.75 million vehicles globally ...
  48. Ford Beats, North America Fuels Growth - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    Ford Motor Co. F) posted a robust 55.0% rise in earnings per share to 31 cents in the fourth quarter of 2012 from 20 cents ...
  49. Earnings Preview: Ford - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    We expect the world's leading automaker Ford Motor Co. F) to beat expectations when it reports 2012-fourth quarter results ...
  50. GM May Close Opel Plant Earlier - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Employees at the luxury automaker Opel, owned by General Motors Company (GM), are now in a "do or die" situation. The company ...
  51. TRW's New Tech in Chrysler Trucks - Analyst Blog

    January 17, 2013
    TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW) has introduced the Passive Entry system in Chrysler's new 2013 Ram trucks. This system ...
  52. Europe Car Sales Lowest in 17 Years - Analyst Blog

    January 16, 2013
    Car sales in Europe reached its lowest level of 12.05 million units in 2012 since 1995, according to the European Automobile ...
  53. Honda to Trim Jobs in Europe - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Honda Motor Co. (HMC) plans to terminate 800 jobs at its South Marston plant near Swindon in southwest England due to sagging ...
  54. China Auto Sales Lag Guidance - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    According to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), vehicle sales in China grew 4.3% to 19.3 million units ...
  55. Harley-Davidson Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    On January 9, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on Harley Davidson Inc. (HOG), despite its lower earnings in 2012 ...
  56. Auto Sales Climb to 5-Year High - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Auto sales in the U.S. grew 13.4% to the five-year high of 14.5 million vehicles in 2012 including a 9% rise to 1.4 million ...
  57. 5 Of The Largest Corporate Annual Losses Of All Time

    December 27, 2012
    These firms were some of the biggest casualties and reported losses that easily qualify as among the largest of all time.
  58. Toyota Penalized for Recall Again - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    The Transportation Department of U.S. again slapped a fine of $17.35 million on Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) due to its late response ...
  59. General Among the NYSE's Biggest Movers on December 19, 2012

    December 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.1%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.1% and the Dow remains relatively unchanged this morning. Formerly ...
  60. A123's Story Ends With A Zero

    December 12, 2012
    A123's story ends in a zero.
  61. New Adaptive Side Airbag from TRW - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW) showcased its adaptive side airbag technology at the 11th International Symposium & Exhibition ...
  62. Auto Industry: Back to Its Heyday? - Analyst Blog

    December 6, 2012
    It looks that the auto industry is getting back to its heyday, last seen before the economic recession. We see the industry ...
  63. Ford Cuts Production in Romania - Analyst Blog

    November 28, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) plans to cut two shifts at its Craiova Assembly Plant in Romania to one as market conditions in Europe ...
  64. GM Opens New Plant in China - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    General Motors Company (GM) announced that its SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture in China has opened its second plant in southwestern ...
  65. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Investment Ideas

    November 15, 2012
    Steel industry in today's world can well be termed as the backbone of the economy, given its varied usage, be it in construction, ...
  66. Steel Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    November 15, 2012
    Steel industry in today's world can well be termed as the backbone of the economy, given its varied usage, be it in construction, ...
  67. Ford Seeks Downsizing in Europe - Analyst Blog

    November 8, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) revealed that it would opt for production capacity cuts in Europe on top of its recent downsizing in the ...
  68. Superior Posts Mixed Results - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    Superior Industries International Inc. (SUP) reported adjusted earnings per share of 36 cents in the third quarter of 2012 ...
  69. Autoliv Misses, Profits Fall - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    Autoliv Inc. (ALV) recorded a 16.9% decline in earnings per share to $1.23 in the third quarter of the year from $1.48 in ...
  70. TRW Beats but Profits Fall - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW) reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.24 in the third quarter of 2012 (excluding ...
  71. AutoNation Misses Estimates - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) witnessed a 37.5% increase in earnings per share to 66 cents in the third quarter of 2012 from 48 cents ...
  72. Auto Industry Outlook and Review - October 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 16, 2012
    The automotive industry is highly concentrated, with the top-10 global automakers accounting for roughly 80% of worldwide ...
  73. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    October 16, 2012
    The automotive industry is highly concentrated, with the top-10 global automakers accounting for roughly 80% of worldwide ...
  74. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 16, 2012
    The automotive industry is highly concentrated, with the top-10 global automakers accounting for roughly 80% of worldwide ...
  75. Volkswagen Cuts Production Goal - Analyst Blog

    October 15, 2012
    In the wake of the economic uncertainties in Europe, Volkswagen AG (VLKAY) recently announced that it will halt the production ...
  76. Tesla Receives $10M Grant - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    California Energy Commission has granted $10 million to Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) to help the latter purchase assembly equipments ...
  77. China Auto Sales Weaken - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    Auto sales in China have weakened driven by a territorial dispute, sluggish economy and stringent government policy on vehicle ...
  78. The Post-Jobs Apple: Is it still a "buy" one year later?

    October 9, 2012
    In the final months of his life, Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs worked hard to ensure a vital future for his company. ...
  79. AutoNation Sales Climb 23% in Sept. - Analyst Blog

    October 8, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) has registered outstanding new vehicles sales in September 2012. Sales in the month rose 23% year over ...
  80. Bull Vs. Bear - America Will See Another Recession Soon

    October 5, 2012
    The U.S. may be facing a new recession. Low job growth and consumer confidence are signs that things will get worse before ...
  81. U.S. Auto Sales Best Since March '08 - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    In September, U.S. auto sales reached its highest monthly seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 14.9 million vehicles ...
  82. Chrysler Reaches CAW Deal - Analyst Blog

    September 27, 2012
    The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union has wrapped up its labor negotiation with the remaining major U.S. automaker, Chrysler ...
  83. Toyota Focuses on Hybrids - Analyst Blog

    September 25, 2012
    Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) plans to unveil 21 gas-electric hybrid models by 2015, most of them having a similarity with its ...
  84. TRW to Invest in Camera Technology - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW) showcased its advanced video camera technology 'S-CAM' at an event in Locke Township, ...
  85. Does American Axle Have The Horsepower To Outrun Its Balance ...

    September 18, 2012
    American Axle is not a safe stock, but pick-up truck growth could boost results.
  86. New Electronic Horn System from TRW - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW) is making a new Electronic Horn System (EHS) which can be used by touching the conductive ...
  87. Nissan Unveils Cheaper R50 in China - Analyst Blog

    September 13, 2012
    Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY) has launched the second model from its low-priced lineup Venucia in China in order to gain a strong ...
  88. Ford India to Rev Up Engine Exports - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) plans to boost exports of its engine production from India by shipping them for the first time to Europe. ...
  89. GM Opel to Close Britain Plants - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    After Germany, General Motors Company's (GM) ill-fated European arm, Opel has decided to axe its operations in Britain on ...
  90. AutoNation's Sales Soar in August - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) recorded an outstanding performance in new vehicle sales in August. Sales in the month rose 28% year ...
  91. U.S. Auto Sees Best August in 5 Yrs - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    Light vehicle sales in the U.S. in August improved 19.9% to 1.29 million vehicles, which is the highest monthly figure for ...
  92. Ford to Introduce Lincoln in China - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) plans to introduce its Lincoln luxury lineup in China's booming luxury vehicles market in order to beat ...
  93. Ford Adding 2 New Plants in China - Analyst Blog

    August 29, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) broke ground for two new plants in China as part of its major expansion plan to boost sales in the world's ...
  94. Ford's JV and its Future in China - Analyst Blog

    August 28, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F), Mazda Motor Corp. and China's Chongqing Changan Automobile Co. have received approval from the China's ...
  95. Ford JV and Its Future in China - Analyst Blog

    August 28, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F), Mazda Motor Corp. and China's Chongqing Changan Automobile Co. have received approval from the China's ...
  96. GM Opel to Cut Work Hours - Analyst Blog

    August 27, 2012
    General Motors Company's (GM) ill-fated European arm Opel has decided to cut work hours of thousands of workers at two of ...
  97. Score A Goal With Manchester United

    August 16, 2012
    For anyone who has ever wanted to own a piece of a fabled sport team, the recent Manchester United IPO could be right up ...
  98. Tata Motors Profit Rises 17% - Analyst Blog

    August 16, 2012
    Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM) announced a 17% rise in earnings per share to INR7.04 (13 cents) in its first quarter of fiscal 2 ...
  99. TRW Beats but EPS Down 14% - Analyst Blog

    August 2, 2012
    TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW) witnessed a 14% fall in adjusted earnings per share to $1.72 in the second quarter of ...
  100. Automotive Industry ETFs in Focus - ETF News And Commentary

    July 30, 2012
    Unlike consumer staples, the consumer discretionary industry is highly sensitive to economic cycles (The Comprehensive Guide ...
  101. Europe Car Sales Continue to Sink - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    Car sales in Europe continued to slow down ever since October last year owing to lower consumer confidence on the heels of ...
  102. AutoNation Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) witnessed a 35% boost in adjusted earnings per share to 66 cents in the second quarter of 2012 compared ...
  103. AutoNation's June Sales Climb 38% - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2012
    AutoNation Inc. (AN) witnessed an outstanding performance in new vehicle sales in June 2012 compared with the corresponding ...
  104. Bull Vs. Bear: The Future Is Looking Up For Major Automakers

    July 9, 2012
    Now is a great time to invest in the major automakers.
  105. Company News for July 5, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 5, 2012
    "    Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.'s (NYSE:FSM) discovery of high-grade gold and silver mineralization at a plant in Mexico led ...
  106. Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2012 - Industry Outlook

    June 26, 2012
    The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top-10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production ...
  107. Dana to Close Milwaukee Plant - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2012
    Dana Holding Corporation (DAN) plans to close down its operations in the Milwaukee plant by early 2013. The company has informed ...
  108. Value In Car Parts And Services

    June 26, 2012
    While the automotive industry is known for its cyclical ups and downs, the auto parts industry has been a very attractive ...
  109. Is Toyota Ready to Recover? - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2012
    Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) has decided to trim its production capacity in Japan by 10% to 3.1 million units by 2014 in order ...
  110. Superior Ind. Retained at Outperform - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    We are reiterating our "Outperform" recommendation on Superior Industries International Inc. (SUP). The company continues ...
  111. Ford Revamps Louisville Plant - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Ford Motor Co. F) recently announced the redesigning of the Louisville Assembly Plant. The company made an investment of ...
  112. Nissan Building New Facility in China - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    According to Reuters, Nissan Motor Co. (NSANY) has revealed its plans to construct a ¥5 billion ($785 million) plant in the ...
  113. Honda Recalls Civic in the U.S. - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Honda Motor Co. (HMC) revealed that it would recall 50,190 units of the Civic compact car in the U.S. in order to fix a flaw ...
  114. Honda Recalls Civics in the U.S. - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Honda Motor Co. (HMC) revealed that it would recall 50,190 units of the Civic compact car in the U.S. in order to fix a flaw ...
  115. Tenneco Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    We are reiterating our "Neutral" recommendation on Tenneco Inc. (TEN). The company continues to benefit from tighter emission ...
  116. Auto Sales Show Strong Growth in May - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    U.S. saw a strong 18% growth in sales to seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 13.8 million units in May from 11.7 million ...
  117. China's Auto Market Gets An Octane Boost

    June 4, 2012
    With China's growth stalling, the country has begun plans for new stimulus measures. The first of which is a program to spur ...
  118. Auto Sales Slow Down in April - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    U.S. saw sluggish 2.3% growth in light vehicle sales in April 2012, to 1.18 million units from 1.16 million units in the ...
  119. Company News for May 04, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    May 4, 2012
    Company News for May 04, 2012 - Corporate Summary
  120. Stock Market News for May 4, 2012 - Market News

    May 4, 2012
    Stock Market News for May 4, 2012 - Market News
  121. Superior Exceeds but Profits Fall - Analyst Blog

    May 2, 2012
    Superior Exceeds but Profits Fall - Analyst Blog
  122. TRW Beats but Profits Tumble - Analyst Blog

    May 2, 2012
    TRW Beats but Profits Tumble - Analyst Blog
  123. Harman Looks To Carry A Tune

    May 2, 2012
    Harman is seeing solid OEM growth as car sales rebound in the developed world and grow rapidly in emerging markets. This ...
  124. Tenneco Misses, Profits Rise Modestly - Analyst Blog

    May 1, 2012
    Tenneco Misses, Profits Rise Modestly - Analyst Blog
  125. Don’t Expect Much Of A Lift From Cascade

    April 3, 2012
    The market is still ahead of Cascade over the past five years, as the credit crisis severely hurt Cascade's business during ...
  126. Digesting Allison Transmission's IPO

    March 28, 2012
    The private equity players sold nearly 22 million in shares during the IPO. None of this went to Allison. The company's operating ...
  127. Buy This ETF - It's In The KNOW

    March 23, 2012
    The Direxion fund tracks companies in the S&P 1500. Best of all, it's all-cap so size isn't a constraint.
  128. Citizens Republic On The Road Back

    February 28, 2012
    Citizens Republic was almost buried, but the balance sheet is cleaner and the business is growing again.
  129. Time To Turn The Ignition?

    February 17, 2012
    Companies like Ford and GM have weathered competition from foreign rivals and to this day remain an important part of gauging ...
  130. Big Auto's Big Return

    February 14, 2012
    After bottoming out in 2009, the U.S. auto industry seems to be making a major comeback, with international and domestic ...
  131. Strattec Security Looks To Lock-In Potential

    February 7, 2012
    While Strattec's margins have dropped significantly since its height in 2004, the company is showing signs of growth.
  132. Top Super Bowl Ad Spenders In the Last Decade

    February 1, 2012
    The game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is expected to be the most-watched event of the year, and it ...
  133. Auto Parts In Gear

    January 11, 2012
    Auto part suppliers are a great way to play the apparent auto rebound, while hedging against a head fake.
  134. Is The Auto Industry On The Rebound?

    January 3, 2012
    Ford reinstated its dividend, but does that mean the Big Three of the auto industry are back?
  135. Companies Not Seeing A Recession

    December 28, 2011
    Although the conventional wisdom seems to indicate that another recession is inevitable, many companies are not experiencing ...
  136. 2011 In Review - Industrials Show Some Rust

    December 22, 2011
    Economic fears have pushed many industrials firmly into the red for 2011.
  137. My Second Straight Winning Year

    December 20, 2011
    In a year when many high-profile investors made big bets on the markets that failed, this column got it right much more often ...
  138. Avoid Investing In Hogs This Thanksgiving

    November 24, 2011
    Is the ride over for Harley-Davidson investors?
  139. Companies Not Seeing A Recession

    October 21, 2011
    Although the conventional wisdom seems to indicate that another recession is inevitable, many companies are not experiencing ...
  140. CARZ or VROM: Which Is The Better ETF?

    October 18, 2011
    There are currently two auto exchange-traded funds avaialble for investors, but the soft auto market creates concerns over ...
  141. Companies Not Seeing A Recession

    October 13, 2011
    Although the conventional wisdom seems to indicate that another recession is inevitable, many companies are not experiencing ...
  142. NewMarket Is Growth At A Reasonable Price

    September 13, 2011
    NewMarket's second quarter revenues grew 24% and EPS 40%. Yet it trades at a forward P/E of less than 10. It's growth at ...
  143. Tata Motors Is Ready To Drive Off

    July 18, 2011
    India's Tata Motors appears to have snagged a great buy in Jaguar/Land Rover and now is poised to take global market share.
  144. Big 3 In Lithium Hitting Highs

    July 11, 2011
    Lithium stocks are outperforming as battery companies continue to struggle with sales and expenses.
  145. First-Half Winners and Losers

    July 6, 2011
    Health insurers’ big gains year-to-date are not good news for the broader economy, writes MoneyShow.com senior editor ...
  146. Some Needed Perspective on June's Slow Auto Sales

    July 6, 2011
    News coverage of June's auto sales once again reminds us that perspective is everything, and there's always more to the story.
  147. CarMax Drives On

    June 27, 2011
    Used car chain CarMax had a tremendous quarter despite the weak consumer and the problems with the economy.
  148. Unloved Auto Stocks Fueling Up Again

    June 25, 2011
    Fearful sellers left the auto industry in their dust, but the charts for the three largest automakers show that these stocks ...
  149. Ford's Ambitious Growth Plans

    June 10, 2011
    Ford presented its ambitious growth plans to investors and analysts last week. Analysts were impressed, but the stock has ...
  150. George Soros Bets On Visteon

    June 9, 2011
    Learn why investors should join in on George Soros' $133 million investment in Visteon.
  151. May Auto Sales Cause Concern

    June 6, 2011
    Investors are wondering if May's dissapointing auto sales were a one-month slump or the beginning of a slowing trend.
  152. 4 Stocks Insiders Can't Resist

    June 1, 2011
    These stocks have recently sparked insider interest, even despite price declines.
  153. Jefferies Group: Leucadia's Next Great Investment?

    May 27, 2011
    Leucadia National made a lot of money from Americredit, and now it looks to do the same with Jeffries Group. Here's why investors ...
  154. Superior Industries Is A Superior Buy

    May 4, 2011
    Although Superior Industries stock is up 49% in the past year, its best days lie ahead.
  155. Earnings Preview for May 5

    May 4, 2011
    Here are four major earnings announcements for May 5.
  156. Ford's Blistering Quarter

    April 28, 2011
    Ford had a blowout quarter. Despite rising costs and some looming headwinds, the automaker continues to impress.
  157. Ford Surprise Leader In March U.S. Auto Sales

    April 6, 2011
    Wall Street doesn't seem fully convinced that the auto industry is out of the woods yet.
  158. The Rest Of The Auto Sales Story

    April 6, 2011
    Dig deeper into the auto sales numbers for March, and you just might find something you weren't expecting.
  159. Can China Yuchai Rev Up Your Portfolio?

    April 1, 2011
    China Yuchai is risky, but maybe too cheap to ignore as a play on China's industrial expansion.
  160. Soros' Top Buys

    March 3, 2011
    We take a peek at some of Soros Fund Management's top holdings to see what stocks George Soros has purchased.
  161. Toyota Profit Falls, Outlook Rises

    February 11, 2011
    Toyota had a rough third quarter where sales and profits fell, but investors liked the improved outlook for the automaker.
  162. Ford Paves The Way For The American Auto Industry

    February 9, 2011
    The auto industry will be among the benefactors of improved economic conditions, and Ford may lead the way.
  163. 5 Important Earnings Announcements For February 9

    February 8, 2011
    Earnings reports are significant events for every stock. Here are 5 earnings announcement for February 9 that you should ...
  164. Ford's Stumble An Opportunity For Investors

    February 3, 2011
    Wall Street's dim view of Ford's performance may create a good opportunity for investors.
  165. Lear Takes Avenue Capital For A Ride

    January 18, 2011
    Billionaire hedge fund mananger Marc Lasry's Avenue Capital is the largest shareholder in Lear, a mid-cap seat manufacturer. ...
  166. Consumers Inch Back

    January 13, 2011
    Consumers continued to slowly find their way back to spending in the U.S. economy, as consumer credit rose $1.3 billion in ...
  167. EV Tech Moves Ahead

    January 11, 2011
    Ford unveiled its new fully-electric Focus. Will the new EV have much impact on the auto industry?
  168. Auto Stocks For 2011

    January 5, 2011
    U.S. auto sales climbed back in 2010, and the trend looks strong and sustainable.
  169. GM Stars In December Auto Sales

    January 5, 2011
    U.S. automakers showed increased sales, with GM leading the way.
  170. Electric Vehicles' Dirty Little Secret

    December 23, 2010
    These cars present a cool concept, but the reality is much less seductive.
  171. November's Auto Sales Good, But Not Great

    December 7, 2010
    U.S. automobile sales are better, but they aren't as hot as last month's numbers suggest.
  172. Natural Gas Vehicle Are The Answer To Our Energy Woes

    September 3, 2009
    The U.S must convert its transportation energy needs to natural gas from oil to help break our dependence on imported oil, ...
  173. Two More Reasons To Diversify

    June 3, 2009
    GM and Citigroup being removed from the DJIA should cause investors to focus on diversification.
  174. Forget Peak Oil, What About Peak Demand?

    June 1, 2009
    The world is fixated on peak oil but looking at peak demand may be even more important.
  175. Auto Suppliers Pressured

    May 6, 2009
    Automakers' woes have spilled over to the auto suppliers, with the latest developments for Chrysler and GM putting suppliers ...
  176. Daimler Joins The Auto Horror Show

    May 4, 2009
    Daimler reported a massive loss for the quarter, joining in the parade of the automakers' earnings carnage.
  177. 4 Red-Hot Consumer Goods Stocks

    May 1, 2009
    The consumer goods sector had an uninspiring 2008, but these four hot stocks indicate that the sector may be poised for a ...
  178. Finding Dividend Darlings In ETFs

    April 30, 2009
    In this article we mine an ETF fund for gems and come up with two promising companies, especially given the current economic ...
  179. Toyota Adds To Auto Woes

    March 30, 2009
    With Toyota about to announce its first annual loss, investors are wondering when the auto industry will turn itself around. ...
  180. Going Concern Hits Disposable Income Industries

    March 25, 2009
    Auditors' "going concern" warnings are coming up in spades, but they are too late for investors who have already lost their ...
  181. Is The Sale And Leaseback The Last Hope?

    March 9, 2009
    Financial distress is reviving interest in sale and leasebacks, but this action is a short-term fix for long-term problems.
  182. Dark Horse Candidates To Enter The Dow

    March 4, 2009
    The DJIA is sure to be rebalanced over the next year as some members teeter on bankruptcy or face falling from the index.
  183. A Low Share Price Can Yield Blockbuster Gains

    February 23, 2009
    Stocks trading below $5 per share may offer potential big gains, but with significant risk.
  184. Invest In The Original S&P 500

    February 18, 2009
    An amazing number of the original companies in the S&P 500 index are still trading. I'll pick out some interesting choices ...
  185. Time To Hang Up On Motorola?

    February 9, 2009
    This company's niche market attempt to survive in an industry at its saturation point could drain it of any remaining juice.
  186. CEO Showdown: Tony Dungy Vs. Carol Bartz

    February 4, 2009
    CEOs adopt many different styles, but is it better to be nasty or nice?
  187. Ford Earnings A Wreck, But Not A Write-Off

    February 4, 2009
    The company's earnings were as bad as expected, but a tax credit being debated in the Senate could help the auto giant.
  188. Driving Away From Auto

    January 21, 2009
    Diversification is a step in the right direction, but it may not be enough to pull JCI up in the near term.
  189. Five Reasons To Look At Canon

    January 21, 2009
    These reasons may make Canon an attractive stock to add to your portfolio.
  190. Banking On Bailout Bucks

    December 11, 2008
    With American Express and GM seeking bank (and bailout) status, who will be next?
  191. 3 Stocks That Weren't Crushed Thursday

    November 21, 2008
    Any stock can rally in a bull market, but a stock that can rally in the face of a selloff should grab investor attention.
  192. Putting The Dow's Fading Pulse In Perspective

    November 21, 2008
    There's a lot of talk about "historic lows" right now. Learn where the Dow's current metrics really stand in history.
  193. Will Ford Go The Way Of The Edsel?

    November 10, 2008
    Ford's Q3 was even more dismal than expected with the company facing still weaker sales and burning through cash.
  194. Goodyear Poised For A Great Year

    November 5, 2008
    Goodyear's punishment may be at an end. It crushed Q3 estimates and now looks undervalued.
  195. DuPont - Better Investing Through Chemistry

    October 27, 2008
    DuPont is more than just a commodity company, but investors can profit from the misperception.
  196. Can Aluminum (And Alcoa) Shine Again?

    October 14, 2008
    Aluminum is down big time, but brighter days should be ahead - someday - for this key industrial metal.
  197. Is Dow Leadership Permanent Or Temporary?

    October 14, 2008
    A closer look at three of the Dow’s top movers reveals that some stocks are simply riding the upward wave while others offer ...
  198. The Curious Bid For Atmel

    October 7, 2008
    Is the Microchip Technology/ON Semiconductor bid for Atmel a fair deal for shareholders, or opportunistic pillaging?
  199. Dollar Thrifty Plunges On Covenant Warning

    September 23, 2008
    Dollar Thrifty warned again that weakening operations, led by volatile vehicle depreciation expenses, would require it to ...
  200. GM Stall Creates Industry Bottleneck

    September 3, 2008
    As GM goes so too goes the auto parts industry. Learn which auto part suppliers could feel the brunt of GM's pain.
  201. The Hidden Trend In The Durable Goods Data

    September 2, 2008
    Durable goods orders data makes for a quick headline, but the real value for investors, however, is only unlocked by taking ...
  202. No Problems At U.S. Steel

    August 1, 2008
    Recent earnings for steelmakers confirm strong pricing trends.
  203. XM, Sirius Team Up To Lose Money

    July 31, 2008
    The union of XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Radio should save $400 million in costs. Too bad they lost a combined $1.2 billion ...
  204. Winners Of The Oil Pullback

    July 30, 2008
    Oil has lost $20 of its value in two weeks. Find out which sectors have been the big winners of oil's demise.
  205. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For July 29

    July 29, 2008
    The Dogs of the Dow strategy lets investors find undervalued blue chips. This week the best of breed is GE.
  206. Ford Navigating By Rear-View Mirror

    July 28, 2008
    Ford's new restructuring plan would have been great five years ago, but now it's far too little, far too late.
  207. The S&P 500 All Rookie Team

    July 24, 2008
    MasterCard, AK Steel and several other well-known names are the latest stocks to crack the S&P 500 lineup. Learn what they ...
  208. Automotive Bears For July 21

    July 21, 2008
    Gas prices continue to haunt the auto industry. This edition features part maker Oshkosh.
  209. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show For July 17

    July 17, 2008
    The Dogs of the Dow strategy involves buying the index's highest yielding stocks and waiting for their prices to go up. We ...
  210. June Auto Sales Crash

    July 2, 2008
    Sales plunged for nearly all automakers in the month of June. Adaptation is now the only chance for long-term survival.
  211. Winners Of The Dow Dog Show

    June 20, 2008
    The Dogs of the Dow strategy involves buying the index's highest yielding stocks and waiting for their prices to go up. We ...
  212. Hydrogen Fuels Honda

    June 20, 2008
    Honda has just unveiled its new hydrogen fuel cell car, the FCX Clarity. The celebrity push is on, but will the public buy ...
  213. The Auto Industry Gains Traction

    May 1, 2008
    GM and Ford’s aggressive restructuring has caught the eye of activist investor Kirk Kerkorian. Is it time to add U.S automakers ...
  214. Look Who's Firing Now

    February 1, 2008
    The market largely ignored last week's rising unemployment stats, but it can't ignore the headlines. Corporate America is ...
  215. Canada's Gain Equals Business' Pain

    September 21, 2007
    For a brief moment the Canadian dollar topped the U.S. greenback Friday. This could be bad news for companies on both sides ...
  216. Auto Parts Makers Replacing The Big Three (AXL,ARM,VC)

    August 31, 2007
    Parts makers have depended on GM, Ford and DaimlerChrysler for too long. We examine three companies trying to get out of ...
  217. Checking Under Toyota's Hood (TM)

    April 30, 2007
    Toyota Motors is now the largest automotive company in the world, but how will that affect its future growth prospects?
  218. The DCX Commotion (DCX)

    April 24, 2007
    There has been a great deal of fuss around DamilerChrysler shares lately. Here's what you need to know.
  219. Weak Doesn't Always Mean Bleak for Auto Sales

    April 11, 2007
    Vehicle sales for March wern't pretty -- is there any hope?
  220. Biodiesel Runs Clean and Green (ADM, BG)

    April 11, 2007
    Biodiesel: a clean fuel alternative getting attention from home growers, oil companies and venture capitalists alike.
  221. Indian Reservations (TTM)

    April 3, 2007
    Despite the hype, there are few Indian companies worthy of investment consideration. Tata Motors might be one of them. ...
  222. The Economic Picture is Cloudy at Best

    March 27, 2007
    A look at the overall state of the economy and what's in store for investors going forward.
  223. Stocks to Avoid Following the Sell-Off

    March 1, 2007
    In the wake of the market's sell-off last Tuesday, what stocks do investors need to avoid going forward?
  224. Is Ford Headed For Disaster? (F)

    February 13, 2007
    What can Ford do to avoid heading for disaster?
  225. Tomkins' Parts Worth More Than The Whole? (TKS)

    October 11, 2006
    Tomkins PLC, an industrial conglomerate, is feeling pressure to divest its many businesses.
  226. Auto Parts Makers Breaking Down? (JCI, TRW, MGA)

    September 8, 2006
    Despite the rebound in U.S. auto stocks, don’t expect the same from the auto parts makers.
  227. Ford's Way Forward (F)

    July 26, 2006
    The likelihood of Ford surviving its latest crisis is greater than you think.
  228. Honda Drives Toward Greater Production

    May 18, 2006
    Even with HMC's recent price appreciation, strong growth on the horizon makes Honda a smart purchase.
  229. A Look at First Quarter U.S. Auto Sales

    April 4, 2006
    With industry sales numbers reported for the first quarter, who's in the driver's seat now?
  230. More Telecom Merger Mania

    March 27, 2006
    Investors should ask themselves whether an Alcatel-Lucent merger makes sense.
  231. The Buzz Around Ethanol

    February 8, 2006
    A look at investment opportunities in the energizing ethanol marketplace.
  232. A+ or F? What Makes for a Good Value Stock Pick...

    January 17, 2006
    Trading near 20-year lows, is Ford a good value stock pick?
  233. SIRIUS Gets Serious

    December 7, 2005
    Taking a closer look at the heated battle for satellite radio subscribers.
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