THE TAKEAWAY: House stalls plans for budget vote > Politicians may meet January 1 to reach agreement > Market uncertainty may spark risk aversion
US equities closed higher across the board prior the announcement that the House had no plans for a budget vote leaving markets with no solution on the Fiscal Cliff. News wires report politicians may meet on January 1 to reach an agreement. A failure to provide certainty to markets may stoke safe-haven demand and weigh heavily of risk appetite.
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