Analysts say stock prices will rise and the economy will grow further in the next quarter, depending on the fate of  the Bush tax cuts.

Extending the cut for taxpayers earning $250,000 or more, set to expire on Jan. 1, could be the difference between slower growth or stalling the recovery. Temporary fixes will add to the uncertainty, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said at the The Wall Street Journal CEO Council.

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