thumbs up, see it marketDecember closed out an historic year for the equity markets. The S&P 500 logged it best performance since 1997, and all the major indices seemed bullet-proof throughout the year. The final returns: S&P 500 +29.60%, Nasdaq Composite +38.32%, Dow Jones Industrial Average +26.50%, and the Russell 2000 +37.0%.

2013 was also a banner year for See It Market. Unique visitor traffic nearly doubled (+98%) and we were able to add 10 new contributors to our team. As well, we launched our “Market Masters” series and provided more research than ever before. Special thanks to our reader community for your continued support.

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Okay, now let’s move on to the good stuff. It’s time to reflect on the best blogs for the month of December in the latest installment of The Best of See It Market. Thanks again for your readership and support.



Gold Investors: 4 Gold Charts To Watch Into 2014  by Andrew Nyquist

Small Caps: Telegraphing The Santa Claus Rally  by Andrew Kassen

2014 Market Cycle Forecasts  by Alex Bernal

10 Year Treasury Note: Yield Analysis and Correlations Into 2014  by David Fabian

Is This The 1995 Stock Market All Over Again?  by Robert Lesnicki

Late 2013: Peak Stock Buyback?  by Andrew Kassen

Fed Taper Effects: Bonds, Gold, and US Employment  by Korey Bauer

RSI Divergence Patterns: Spotting Trading Tops and Bottoms  by Andrew Nyquist

Options Trading Education: The Year In Review  by Randall Liss

Twitter Tips For Investors: Maximize Returns, Avoid Pitfalls  by Ross Heart


$92 Crude Oil Support Level Remains Important  by Andrew Nyquist

Twitter Toppled In Brief But Classic Blow Off  by Andrew Kassen

RBOB Gasoline and Crude Oil Rallying Into Year End  by Robert Lesnicki

Apple Stock Update: AAPL Fibonacci Price Targets  by Andrew Nyquist

S&P 500: A Look At Friday Performance In 2013  by Andrew Kassen


The Evolution of Fear and Greed: Beyond the Sovereign Debt Crisis  by Andrew Nyquist

Why Mortgage Regulations Will Slow Housing Recovery and Hinder Stocks  by Jeff Voudrie


Thanks for reading.  Look for another installment of The Best of See It Market next month.

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