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S&P says fiscal cliff deal will not affect the US outlook

- While Congressional compromise designed to avoid the fiscal cliff may support the still fragile US economic rebound, the compromise does not affect S&P's view of the country's credit outlook, given S&P believe the agreement does little to place the US's medium term public finances on a more sustainable footing.

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