Big Upside in Store for Autos

Over the past six months, Ford (F) and General Motors (GM) have underperformed the market by 5% to 10%. In the early months of the year, horrid winter conditions throughout most of the U.S. slowed auto sales, and GM has been dealing with a huge -- and overblown, in my opinion -- recall crisis. However, domestic auto sales just posted their best month since early 2007: Pent-up demand is being released as better weather, and low interest rates, have seemed to put consumers in a buying mood.

Sales on the European continent, moreover, are slowly improving from recession-like levels. Neither Ford nor GM is likely to make money in the eurozone, but the automakers are likely to post much lower operational losses in that region for this year....423 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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