Stocks rise nearly 30% in 2013, a year that marked a turning point from the brutal 2008 financial crisis. Fenimore Asset Management Research Analyst Drew Wilson tells TheStreet's Joe Deaux the U.S. economy continued to heal from the Great Recession and he remains optimistic heading into 2014 that the slow climb higher will continue.

More from Video

Video: nLight Shares Surge Following Nasdaq Debut

Video: nLight Shares Surge Following Nasdaq Debut

Too Bearish Too Soon? Your Reality Check from Real Money's Helene Meisler

Too Bearish Too Soon? Your Reality Check from Real Money's Helene Meisler

Jim Cramer: Visa Is a Technology Company That Masquerades as a Financial Company

Jim Cramer: Visa Is a Technology Company That Masquerades as a Financial Company

Jim Cramer: Chipotle Shares Are Probably Done Going Down

Jim Cramer: Chipotle Shares Are Probably Done Going Down

Jim Cramer: This Is a Sad Time for Southwest Airlines

Jim Cramer: This Is a Sad Time for Southwest Airlines