The European Crisis Offers Opportunity As Northern Countries Remain Stable

Lower valuations in the northern countries offer investing opportunities, however, since these countries have stable economies.

“You can buy global large caps in northern Europe for virtually the same price as the more fundamentally challenged companies in southern Europe,” writes Russ Koesterich, global chief investment strategist for iShares.

Yet the northern countries, including Sweden, Finland and Norway, are expected to post above-average economic growth this year.

Koesterich advises overweighting positions in Germany, the Netherlands and Norway.

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