Some businesses are thinking twice about deals, but don't want to lose out on a promising market.
The automaker could become a major competitor in the electrical grid storage business as well, says Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas.
Union bosses are gathering in Houston to talk strategy after getting pummeled by Volkswagen workers last week.
Volkswagen wants to bring its works council to its plant in Tennessee, but Republicans are opposed. A key vote wraps up Friday.
The company sold nearly 10 million vehicles worldwide last year, and expects to surpass that key milestone in 2014.
The company is on track to become the world's No. 1 user of aluminum outside of the military.
If the region is on the mend, then these large caps have further upside.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Your Easter celebration, from ham and eggs to spring clothes, will take a bigger toll on your wallet this year.
MUST-SEE ON MSN
- Video: Easy DIY smoked meats at home
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'