Looks Like Europe May Have Hit Bottom

What would happen if Europe bottomed out? No, not if it went up, but if it simply bottomed out? That's what the European stocks, which hit five-year highs Tuesday, might be signaling. Last night I talked to two CEOs on "Mad Money" -- Sandy Cutler from Eaton (ETN) and Chuck Bunch from PPG (PPG) -- and both indicated that Europe might be hitting bottom and that it may not decline much if at all from the current levels.

For Cutler, who has a huge electronics business in Europe, the continent is mired in molasses, but it may not be getting any worse. Yes, the business is terrible there, but it might just be staying terrible instead of deteriorating further....479 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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