In this special "Best and Worst 2013" edition of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer tell viewers why Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) crushed the market in 2013 and could be poised to continue producing strong returns. As the economy improved, Blackstone was able to take advantage of market liquidity and cash in on some major deals like the Hilton IPO.

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