NEW YORK (Stockpickr) -- Through crisis comes opportunity -- and the mess in Europe surely qualifies as a crisis.The key European stock indices continue to scrape along the bottom, and some of the most solid companies in the Continent have been dragged down in sympathy. As a result, many of these leading lights in Europe now trade at clear discounts to their U.S. rivals. >>5 Big Stocks to Trade for End-of-Year Gains Another reason to focus on these European stocks instead of their U.S. peers? The European crisis has caused the euro to steadily weaken over the last two months. Currency strategists expect the euro to bounce back when European leaders finally deliver a crisis-ending game plan. A rebounding euro would simply enhance the value of these foreign stocks -- in dollar terms. Here are four ADRs (American depositary receipts) that may hold even greater value for long-term investors, as they should post an even stronger snapback than their U.S. rivals once Europe finally stabilizes.
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