"It's so hard to make a prediction on where they end up, but we're hopeful that the two sides can get together and have some type of combination of spending cuts as well as tax reform," said David Giunta, chief executive for Natixis Global Asset Management's U.S. Distribution.
"It looks like, at least around the edges, mild progress ... between the administration and the leaders of Congress to avert the fiscal cliff," said Wright.
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