Impressive Earnings From the World's Hottest Automaker

Today, industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes discusses impressive earnings from Toyota, which is on track to regain its title as the world's largest automaker this year. The company booked its highest quarterly profit in four years and was also able to increase its operating margin to 6.4%. Check out the video below for more on what Toyota investors need to be watching, and how the strength of the yen will affect the company going forward. 

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