Handling a Bewildering 2012 Forecast

The classic joke (in economic circles, anyway) is that President Harry Truman requested a one-handed economist -- because most economists always qualified their forecasts with, "On the other hand . . ."

As we look forward to 2012, I may occasionally hide behind that two-armed tool of prevarication, but only when it enlightens certain points that are critical to putting a winning investment strategy in place. So let's look at the key factors that are set to drive U.S. equity returns in the year ahead....1225 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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