In regard to key risks for the US, analysts point to: “Going over the fiscal cliff or a fix that creates a drag north of 1.5% of GDP, something the private economy may struggle to overcome” and “an oil spike from an escalation in tensions with Iran, a hard landing in China, and failure to achieve a solution in Europe remain lingering risks”. Also, if private sector surpluses are not deployed to accommodate fiscal austerity, “a negative feedback loop into jobs, housing, and incomes could take shape which the Fed would find difficult to prevent”, they said.
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