It's been a banner year on Wall Street, with the S&P 500 closing out November up 26.6% in 2013, its best year-to-date surge since 1997.As investors begin looking ahead to next year, what does this stellar 2013 performance say about the outlook for 2014?According to S&P Capital IQ, the S&P 500 has followed an annual gain of 20% with an average increase of 10%, recording a positive performance 78% of the time."While a 'great' year may not be in the cards, we think a 'good' one is," Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Capital IQ, wrote in a note this week.But that doesn't mean 2014 will be smooth sailing. Stovall said each year after a 20% rally featured an intra-year decline in excess of 6% and as deep as 19.3%."There's no sign of recession, which suggests the economy and earning should continue to grow. But I do think we've probably passed the point where (investors) will be as willing to drive up the price of equities dramatically faster," said Bruce McCain, who helps oversee m...
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