2013 Predictions: Twitter's IPO, Apple's Evolution, Europe's Implosion and Obama's Big Year

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The divergent fortunes of Twitter and Research In Motion ( RIMM), Apple's ( AAPL) incremental changes and President Barack Obama's biggest year ever top TheStreet's predictions for 2013, made by staff and contributors.

Events next year may not be as easy to foresee as who wins the election (we were right on that one) because the workings of the economy, markets, technology and politics are more complex than they used to be.

10 Technology Predictions for 2013

I've already done a prediction column for technology, so I'm going to play armchair economist this time around (my second-favorite armchair gig behind armchair QB), and stay away from tech, while focusing on the broader economy, and ultimately, the fiscal cliff.

Here's TheStreet's predictions for 2013. Please add your own in the comments field, and we'll compile them for a new story.

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