According to CNBC, this could be the longest three months of the year for investors since the government's 11th hour deal only fixes the problem temporarily.

Straight ahead is a 90-day period in which three warring factions have to put together a lasting budget agreement or face another crisis similar—or perhaps worse—to the one just passed.

If an agreement cannot be reached, the government faces another shutdown by Jan. 15, followed by a possible default on Feb. 7.