Will the U.S. economy fall off the feared “fiscal cliff”?

No, say the nation’s independent financial advisors. In a recent poll by the Financial Services Institute, an advocacy group for independent advisors and financial services firms, the overwhelming majority (79%) said they believe that President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress will reach a deal to avoid the $600 billion in automatic spending cuts and tax increases scheduled to go into effect by the end of this year.

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