What's up ahead? Bulls? Bears?

At the turn of the year, we tend to assess where we’ve come from and where we’re going, and advisors are no different. As a reader service, AdvisorOne has produced a dozen Outlook 2013 articles to inform and elucidate advisors over the holidays.

Reported and written by AdvisorOne’s staff editors and contributors, we will follow the schedule below to provide you with an informed look at what you can expect from the markets and the economy in 2013. While we’ll relate forecasts from asset manager thought leaders on stocks, bonds and alternatives, we’ll also take a look at retirement vehicles, technology trends and suggest how to be more successful in your practices in 2013 and beyond.

Here’s the lineup and when you can expect to see each article in the 12 Days of Outlooks:

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Best 5 Investment Picks for 2013 
By Joyce Hanson, AdvisorOne

Thursday, December 20, 2012 
Top 7 Tech Trends for Advisors in 2013
By Joyce Hanson, AdvisorOne

Friday, December 19, 2012 
Three Washington Heavyweights to Drive Advisor Agenda in ’13
By Melanie Waddell, AdvisorOne 

Monday, December 24, 2012

Market Uncertainty Makes Alt Outlook Strong for 2013
By John Sullivan, AdvisorOne 

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Variable Annuity Outlook 2013: Tough Road Ahead
By John Sullivan, AdvisorOne 

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Philanthropy in 2013: Worry on Cliff Tax Changes; Impact Investing Heats Up
By Michael S. Fischer, AdvisorOne 

Thursday, December 27, 2012
For Bonds in 2013, Unhappy Returns: Fixed Income Analysts
By Joyce Hanson, AdvisorOne

Friday, December 28, 2012
Wall St. Ignores Noise, Sees Bullish 2013 for Stocks
By Joyce Hanson, AdvisorOne 

Monday, December 31, 2012
Will Gold Lose Its Luster in 2013? Commodities Outlook
By Janet Levaux, AdvisorOne 

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Future of DC Plans Hitched to Economy, Education: Outlook 2013

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
How Advisors Can Increase Their Odds of Success in 2013: Commit
By Gil Weinreich, AdvisorOne 


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