General Motors Co. (GM)

35.65
NYSE : Consumer Durables
Prev Close 36.10
Day Low/High 35.61 / 36.34
52 Wk Low/High 31.46 / 41.90
Avg Volume 9.12M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.43B
Market Cap 51.58B
EPS 5.70
P/E Ratio 5.74
Div & Yield 1.52 (4.31%)

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Will the Industrial Slowdown Spread?

Will the Industrial Slowdown Spread?

With a mini-recession in the sector, all eyes are on Friday's jobs numbers, and the big question now is whether this will play out like 2015 to 2016, or worse.

What Has Changed at the Margin Over the Past Week

* Six weeks ago I introduced a new column in my Diary * Rate of change -- both absolutely and relative to consensus expectations -- is likely the most important near-term determinant of stock prices * On balance, last week's data-based changes -- fi...

'We Walked to the Brink and We Looked It in the Face'

I have been negative ("Peak Autos") regarding the outlook for the auto sector for more than four years -- having been short both Ford and General Motors on numerous occasions. The worst is likely yet to come (both domestically and overseas). From Da...

Trading Places, Godfather Style

Danielle DiMartino Booth is more optimistic that depleted inventories will aid manufacturing, but her concerns about the consumer remain: The U.S. industrial recession is set for a reprieve; future inventories from New York and Philadelphia regions ...

Tesla v Ferrari: Road-Testing 6 Top Auto and Truck Stocks

Tesla v Ferrari: Road-Testing 6 Top Auto and Truck Stocks

There are opportunities across the board, from high-performance sports cars and EVs to RVs and trucks.

What Has Changed at the Margin Over the Past Week

* Four weeks ago I introduced a new column in my Diary * Rate of change (absolutely and relative to consensus expectations) is likely the most important near-term determinant of stock prices * On balance, last week's data-based changes (four positiv...

Real Money Post Industrial Average Exits October on Top

Real Money Post Industrial Average Exits October on Top

The RMPIA's 3.8% jump even beat the Nasdaq Composite Index's 3.7% October climb.

2 Small-Cap Stocks That Could Be Righting the Ship

2 Small-Cap Stocks That Could Be Righting the Ship

Stemline Therapeutics and Entercom Communications seem to have stabilized after notable declines late in the summer.

The Data Mattas

Today's breadth reversed yesterday's weakness - now standing at about 2-1. The composition of the leadership remains the same - selected technology, large cap industrials and bank/financials. Watching and not trading. On the data front: The October ...

'The Trend Is Your Friend'

'The Trend Is Your Friend'

The fact that the indices are so buoyant on the job news is an illustration of how much skepticism and fear there is.

Strong Jobs Report Is Likely an Outlier, Not Sign of a New Trend

Strong Jobs Report Is Likely an Outlier, Not Sign of a New Trend

Be careful drawing too strong of a conclusion from these numbers.

Drug Companies Are a Political Football, Trading Amgen: Market Recon

Drug Companies Are a Political Football, Trading Amgen: Market Recon

The nation enters an electoral season. The drug companies for the most part, have no friends on either side of the aisle.

Peugeot-Fiat Chrysler Merger Should Drive Away Investors

Peugeot-Fiat Chrysler Merger Should Drive Away Investors

Teaming up these companies will only dilute the value of Jeep brand.

Looking at Some Recent Insider Buying

Market has barely budged since our last update. Taking a look at some recent insider buying with the market being right at all-time highs. A director at Ford just bought approximately $220,000 worth of shares on October 25th. The chairman of the com...

6 Market Winds of Change, Trading Beyond Meat, GrubHub Earnings: Market Recon

6 Market Winds of Change, Trading Beyond Meat, GrubHub Earnings: Market Recon

If there was not a sizable addressable market for Beyond Meat, the competition would not be building as quickly as it is.

The Data Mattas

Here is a summary of the important macroeconomic events that occurred this week: Positives 1) The Markit U.S. manufacturing and services composite index in October rose a touch to 51.2 from 51 in September. Manufacturing rose .4 pts to 51.5 and serv...

Energy Stocks Are Getting Hammered

Energy Stocks Are Getting Hammered

There are myriad concerns across the energy complex, the most prevalent one centered around declining global growth reducing the demand for energy.

With a Dividend Yield Surpassing 4%, MSC Industrial Is a Smart Buy Right Now

With a Dividend Yield Surpassing 4%, MSC Industrial Is a Smart Buy Right Now

MSM is a longer-term buy that pays you a solid dividend to hold it until investors come back into the name.

All Aboard: CSX Is Giving Us Signals to Go Long

All Aboard: CSX Is Giving Us Signals to Go Long

Let's check out the charts and indicators of this railroad freight transporter.

Forget Official Data, What Is Chinese Data Really Saying?

Forget Official Data, What Is Chinese Data Really Saying?

Capital outflows are twice as large today as they were the last time China devalued.

Markets, GM, and the Fed

"If politicians stopped meddling with things they don't understand, there would be a more drastic reduction in the size of government than anyone in either party advocates." - Thomas Sowell Market has strengthened a bit across the board since our 10...

Jim Cramer: What Would Make a Good Stock in This Environment?

Jim Cramer: What Would Make a Good Stock in This Environment?

Let me give you the items I want to see before I bless buying anything in what has become a plain, out and out, treacherous market.

Jim Cramer: A Terrible Moment for the Stock Market

Jim Cramer: A Terrible Moment for the Stock Market

If your goal is to ratchet up trade tension? There couldn't been a better moment, hence one of the worst moments for the stock market since the trade battle began.

Headless Horsepower

Among my most consistent investment views in my Diary has been the notion of "Peak Autos" that I began to write about 2 1/2 years ago. We have pointed out, in the past, that rising new automobile costs are pricing the Average Joe out of the car mark...

Jim Cramer: Beware the Nattering Nabobs of Negativity

Jim Cramer: Beware the Nattering Nabobs of Negativity

Only because of the incessant brainwashing of individuals by an industry with a bias toward indexing do we have this attitude that stocks are one and the same. They are anything but.

Here's Why I'm Underweighting a Number of Market Sectors

Here's Why I'm Underweighting a Number of Market Sectors

Finding the right stocks is like finding the right dance partner.

Fed Jobs Speak, Yield Curve Trouble, Streaming Wars, Buy Disney?: Market Recon

Fed Jobs Speak, Yield Curve Trouble, Streaming Wars, Buy Disney?: Market Recon

I think that one needs to take a diversified approach to not just wealth preservation, but the preservation of one's standard of living.

I'm Back! Here's What to Watch Today

Good morning folks! It's a pleasure to be back with you -- a bit sooner than expected but have no fear we'll make the best of it. U.S. market futures point to a modestly lower open this morning, and after the disappointing manufacturing and services...