All three U.S. stock indexes finished the week higher, even after stocks dropped nearly 1% Friday on fears over the fiscal cliff.
The New Year could push milk prices to $7 a gallon.
Fiscal cliff was one of Collins dictionary's words of 2012, along with Gangnam Style and Eurogeddon. But those who hoped the phrase would be redundant next year might disappointed.
fYes, Virginia, there still could be a fiscal cliff deal by the end of this year. But given how things unraveled in Washington this week, there's also a good chance the country could go over the cliff for a time. The good news: It won't be the end of the world. The bad news: Going over the cliff could create problems that no one should have to deal with, simply because Congress and the White House couldn't get the job done on time.
Friday was supposed to be the day life on Earth ceased to exist. Yet for billions, the day came and went without an apocalypse that some, citing the ancient Mayan calendar, had expected.
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