Nick Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx, was one of the early Wall Street analysts to take a serious look at bitcoin back in February. To wrap up 2013, he examined what he sees as 11 myths surrounding the subject.
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Year-ahead assessments of where the world economy and financial markets are heading customarily start with the US. In 2014 the path of the US economy and policy appears, for once, fairly settled.
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"When advisors look for information on managed account platforms, their primary inclination is to approach the home-office research team," comments Patrick Newcomb, senior analyst at Cerulli.