Airports, ports, and private power companies are at risk due to the impending fiscal cliff, while toll roads and public power utilities are insulated from the worst danger, according to a Moody's Investors Service report released Wednesday.

Although Moody's predicts that some kind of compromise to "soften the blow" is likely to come before the combination of spending and tax cuts kicks in automatically with the new year, there is still a risk the nation will fall off the fiscal cliff and another recession will set in as a result.

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