Eyeing a Lucky 2013

There is so much promise and optimism in the onset of any new year that, in this case, we've almost forgotten there is an unlucky "13" inside of it. Nevertheless, at least as far as the market is concerned, I don't think 2013 will offer too much to worry about -- save for any panic caused by a surprise event. With the "fiscal cliff" pushed aside (for now), the U.S. economy is set to move higher and we have less to worry about, which is a good thing.

Why do I seem encouraged about coming year? It's not merely a guess; the data are reflecting optimism. Here in the U.S., companies are showing their muscle and gaining ground, staying lean and mean, and they're posed well for future growth....240 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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