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  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/21/2012 7:37:08 PM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff in Washington

    Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff in Washington

    Posted: 12/21/2012 7:36:26 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff at the White House in Washington December 21, 2012. Obama on Friday urged lawmakers to reach agreement on averting tax hikes on the middle class, saying he was ready and willing to do what it takes to get a deal by January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
  •  - Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff in Washington

    Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff in Washington

    Posted: 12/21/2012 7:36:26 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff at the White House in Washington December 21, 2012. Obama on Friday urged lawmakers to reach agreement on averting tax hikes on the middle class, saying he was ready and willing to do what it takes to get a deal by January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
  •  - Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff in Washington

    Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff in Washington

    Posted: 12/21/2012 7:36:26 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff at the White House in Washington December 21, 2012. Obama on Friday urged lawmakers to reach agreement on averting tax hikes on the middle class, saying he was ready and willing to do what it takes to get a deal by January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/21/2012 7:34:25 PM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/21/2012 9:34:23 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/21/2012 9:03:22 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/21/2012 8:18:09 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/21/2012 7:23:27 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/20/2012 6:44:05 PM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/20/2012 7:58:45 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/20/2012 7:30:56 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/19/2012 7:25:23 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/19/2012 5:08:39 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Posted: 12/18/2012 10:53:18 AM EST
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 18, 2012. Signs of compromise in U.S. talks to stop automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hurting the economy next year pushed world shares to their highest level since September on Tuesday and weakened investor appetite for safe-haven bonds and the dollar. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
  •  - The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    Posted: 12/17/2012 9:47:51 AM EST
    The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington December 17, 2012. The first real movement in the "fiscal cliff" talks began on Sunday, with Republican House Speaker John Boehner edging slightly closer to President Barack Obama's key demands as they try to avert the steep tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect unless Congress intervenes by December 31. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
  •  - U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    Posted: 12/17/2012 9:47:51 AM EST
    The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington December 17, 2012. The first real movement in the "fiscal cliff" talks began on Sunday, with Republican House Speaker John Boehner edging slightly closer to President Barack Obama's key demands as they try to avert the steep tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect unless Congress intervenes by December 31. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
  •  - The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    Posted: 12/17/2012 9:47:51 AM EST
    The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington December 17, 2012. The first real movement in the "fiscal cliff" talks began on Sunday, with Republican House Speaker John Boehner edging slightly closer to President Barack Obama's key demands as they try to avert the steep tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect unless Congress intervenes by December 31. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
  •  - U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington

    Posted: 12/17/2012 9:47:51 AM EST
    The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington December 17, 2012. The first real movement in the "fiscal cliff" talks began on Sunday, with Republican House Speaker John Boehner edging slightly closer to President Barack Obama's key demands as they try to avert the steep tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect unless Congress intervenes by December 31. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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              A woman walks outside the Greek parliament  in Athens, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Greece has imposed deeply unpopular spending cuts and tax hikes over the past three years, to secure vital

    A woman walks outside the Greek parliament in Athens, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Greece has imposed deeply unpopular spending cuts and tax hikes over the past three years, to secure vital

    Posted: 12/17/2012 9:43:17 AM EST
    A woman walks outside the Greek parliament in Athens, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Greece has imposed deeply unpopular spending cuts and tax hikes over the past three years, to secure vital international rescue loans. Greece is in line to get 49.1 billion euro ($64 billion) between now and March, with 34.3 billion euro of that amount due in the coming days. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)