What Now for the Automotive Sector?

So far it has been a stellar earnings season for the S&P 500. Profit growth on a year-over-year basis is well above 10% this quarter, which is the best profit growth since the third quarter of 2011. The rebound in energy prices over the past year has helped, as has better growth coming out of the rest of the world.

This week we will look at several sectors in the market post-earnings, starting with the automotive sector. Both General Motors (GM) and Ford (F) reported results this quarter that easily beat on the top- and bottom-line consensus. Neither stock saw much of a benefit, however, as worries around the industry have increased in 2017....427 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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