A budget deal is looking more and more likely, but Congress isn't out of the woods yet. The debt ceiling will once again be in the news come early 2014, and failure to raise it promptly could have an effect on the markets. The Volatility Index (VOLATILITYINDICES:^VIX) is hovering around its all-time low. A return of volatility could bring some investment opportunities. In the video below, analyst Mike Klesta talks about what we can expect from Congress in the coming year and how investors should respond.