Some companies hit all-time records in November, while others came in below expectations.
People snapped up 600,000 of the iconic cars a year in the 1960s, but fewer than 72,000 have been delivered in 2013. A new version debuts Thursday.
A stong Model S backlog, hopes for the Model X SUV and technical support add up to a bullish case for the stock.
If the region is on the mend, then these large caps have further upside.
UBS analyst Colin Langan anticipates that 2014 will be a better year for GM than for Ford, at least in the first half of the year, thanks to the benefit of the new Silverado rollout.
The aerospace giant's stock has climbed all year; a huge tax-break package and $95 billion in new plane orders add to the glow.
The Internet has changed the business. Now, instead of walking dealership lots, staffers are chatting online and answering email.
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