Wondering When to Buy General Motors, Ford Shares? Not Now

General Motors (GM) and Ford (F) provide the markets with an excuse each quarter to look at their earnings results and respond with a one-word description: "blah!" Ford reported earnings on Thursday, and General Motors is due to report today before the bell.

But investors should not hang on every word from the automakers, like they once did. As the Nasdaq powers through new highs and Amazon (AMZN) shares jump after earnings, the biggest threat for a long-term auto investor is irrelevance. I followed auto stocks for 11 years for Lehman, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and UBS, and I know the pain of being ignored. To say there has been '"group rotation" out of the auto stocks is to understate a movement that has been occurring for the past 15 years....409 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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