It's been a great year for the U.S. stock market. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is up about 25%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed 23%.
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Now it's time to pick the next big winners for 2014. Some of our experts share what they're watching, looking for, or forward to, next time around.
Here's who's going to have a great 2014:
"Apple is headed back to $700," he said, on the basis of "new products and business lines that will shock the world." AAPL is trading at $560 per share now.
Meanwhile, Gilani says Microsoft will mount its own challenge to Apple and Google – and emerge from the fight "bigger, stronger, and more growth-oriented."
- 2013 was a rough year for the equity markets in the emerging economies of Asia and Latin America. Although gross domestic product (GDP) growth was 4.5% in those markets, share price indexes for Asia were only up 1.7%, and down 8.7% for Latin America, according to research firm Yardeni.
Next year, things will start to look up, at least for one of the big emerging economies.
"2014 is going to be all about Brazil: economically, politically, athletically," said Gilani. "If Brazil can rise to the many challenges it faces, its stock market will soar."
Brazil will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympics in Rio da Janeiro, both events that will tax the country's infrastructure.
- And speaking of soaring, this famed investor is poised to have a massively profitable 2014…