Why American Automakers Popped This Week

The following video is part of our Motley Fool Conversations series, in which industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino and analyst John Rosevear discuss topics around the investing world.

Today, Isaac invites The Motley Fool's most prolific contributor in the auto sector, John Rosevear, into the studio to dissect American automakers Fordand General Motors. This week, interest in General Motors' stock ticked upward after value investor David Einhorn took a bullish stance on the company. In the following video, Isaac and John weigh in on Einhorn's verdict and dissect the pros and cons of the American automakers' operations, exposure to Europe, and management teams.

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