Forget Ford and GM, Buy These 6 Stocks Instead

Americans still have a healthy obsession with cars. That was on display last week, with February car sales beating the most optimistic projections for the second month in a row, while rising to their best level in more than four years. According to research firm Autodata, annual sales, a closely followed industry benchmark, rose to 15 million units in 2012, the best pace since 2008, before the financial crisis crushed demand and threw the industry into turmoil.

Clearly, in spite of rising gasoline prices and the payroll tax increase from the "fiscal cliff," cars are still quite popular, taking priority over debt payment or vacation for most Americans.

And this passion for cars is creating an opportunity for investors to profit in a big way. Continue reading "Forget Ford and GM, Buy These 6 Stocks Instead"