If the region is on the mend, then these large caps have further upside.
The move is part of a plan by CEO Jeff Immelt to reduce dependence on earnings from financial services.
The cash is piling up faster than Warren Buffett can spend it. 'It's a high-class problem,' an analyst says.
The automaker is set to release its third-quarter report. Investors will be watching the business in Europe and India closely.
Europe and Asia help to prop up stocks as the US economy sags.
Look past the disappointments to find the value this season.
You probably won't see many fireworks when the company reports. Slow and steady is winning the race here.
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