All Eyes Are On The Clinton And Congress Show

Budget and tax haggling will keep investors on the edge of their seats

Savvy investors should take a ringside seat for the fiscal brawl brewing in Washington. After a bitter campaign in which President Clinton accused Republicans of trying to trash health care for the elderly, while the GOP hammered Democrats for their alleged "tax and spend" habits, both sides now must try to work out a compromise budget. They may get there--but not before months of ugly squabbling and finger-pointing.

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