NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Now that the presidential election is finally over, the next installment of political theater from Washington, D.C. is upon us: behold "The Fiscal Cliff."President Obama's reelection, which apparently came as a surprise to some despite all the data predicting it, inspired a few days of selling in the stock market. Investors, however, are also concerned about "The Fiscal Cliff" -- the media's dramatic term for the expiring tax cuts and unemployment benefits coupled with across-the-board cuts in military and domestic programs that are set to take effect after New Year's if the federal government isn't able to broker a deal beforehand that would avert it all.
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