Investors face a particular challenge this year in the form of simmering threats of a European debt crisis, a geopolitical wildcard in Iran, hugely important U.S. elections, and a backloaded handful of the most massive U.S. fiscal policy challenges in nearly 30 years.
Even assuming the U.S. economy avoids a double-dip through the fall, and the markets initially seem OK with whatever post-election political alignment emerges, many have begun warning about the fiscal "cliff" the economy could fall off if any or all of five things happen after New Year's....872 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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