The “Fiscal Cliff”: Is the Media Asleep — Or In on the Scam?

Ask yourself this simple question:

"How much could I earn if I was an investment pro betting on currency and stock trades by simply following the sitcom we now know as The Fiscal Cliff?"

I asked that question to eleven currency and stock traders and three highly placed executives at two highly reputed investment banks.

For the sake of dead tree newspapers, cable news "infotainment" celebrities, and broadcast news divisions in general, Llet me put their answer in a nutshell:

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