General Motors Q4 Results: A Slowdown On The Horizon?
By Stock Croc:General Motors (GM) just released the company's 2011 fourth-quarter results and was the last of the big 4 - now including Ford (F), Toyota Motor (TM) and Honda Motor Corp. (HMC) - to release year-end numbers and the result were not viewed as positive by the financial news websites and quoted analysts. However, it appears investors like the news, driving up GM's stock price by 7% on the day of the earnings release. The news also lifted the Ford share price and the two Japanese automaker shares were up slightly. The question is does the news out of GM forecast better or worse times for the car makers in 2012?First the two Japanese auto companies: Toyota and Honda close their fiscal years on March 31, so the results through December 31, are for the first three quarters of their respective fiscal years. For Honda, the year to-date has beenComplete Story »