In no particular order, here's a list of great stuff that appeared on Real Money and Real Money Pro this week:
- I really enjoyed Doug Kass's predictions for 2014. Doug provides his usual wit and wisdom, but unlike many prognosticators, he takes inventory of his predictions from the previous year.
- In a tough landscape for retailers, how does Macy's (M - Get Report) manage to keep winning? Macy's does it with a "bankable" CEO and an outside-the-box approach, Jim Cramer explains.
- After years of disappointment, is it finally BlackBerry's (BBRY - Get Report) time to shine? Don't laugh; Jim Collins explains how and why this company might surprise you in 2014.
- Gary Berman gives his ETF pick of the year. It seems counterintuitive but explains why mining companies could recover in 2014.
- Energy expert Dan Dicker hints at an end to the U.S. crude oil export ban, and at another massive increase in U.S. production.
- Bob Byrne wrote a series of articles on Real Money Pro about market profile and volume profile that are well worth your time. The 10-article series began on Dec. 20 with this introductory piece; the series ended yesterday. Dig into this great but overlooked method of technical analysis.
- Retail maven Stacy Widlitz explains why something that appears to be a negative for Best Buy (BBY - Get Report) may actually be a positive.
- Toni Hansen reveals the big potential in a little-known name and provides insight into her trading and analysis techniques.
- Chris Versace fills us in on the latest from the Consumer Electronics Show.
- Finally, Tom Graff provides us with a fascinating look at wages and their affect on growth and inflation.