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THE ECONOMY, THE MARKET, REAL ESTATE, TAXES AND MORE Here's what you need to know to get the most out of the coming year

(MONEY Magazine) – INSIDE

60 WHAT'S AHEAD The economy is good; stocks are cheap. Sounds like opportunity. BY MICHAEL SIVY

63 REAL ESTATE Sure, the party has to end, but that doesn't mean home prices must crash. BY JON BIRGER

64 BUSH AND YOUR TAXES Can the President square his wish for radical reform with the need for revenue? BY AMY FELDMAN

66 BEST INVESTMENTS Ten timely opportunities offer the possibility of great long-term returns. BY JON BIRGER, PABLO GALARZA, TARA KALWARSKI AND NICK PACHETTI