European shares were flat on Friday as discussions over the U.S. "fiscal cliff" stalled.» Read More
European stocks ended lower on Monday, dragged down by banks that fell on concerns over credit ratings at major U.S. mortgage lenders and by a rise in crude after recent sharp falls, which revived inflation worries.
Investors should abandon defensive positions and broaden their portfolios to get a jump on the next U.S. bull market, Charlie Morris, head of Absolute Return HSBC Investments, told CNBC Wednesday.
As new stocks soaring on the first day of trading, you're looking at approximately $500 million dollars raised in total in this week's IPO frenzy.
European stocks, which have been in a broad upswing for the past three months, could retreat by up to 20 percent, presenting an opportunity to move back into the market, says Marc Faber, author of “The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report.”