Now that the dust has settled from Tuesday's midterm elections, with Republicans taking control of the U.S. House and the Democratic majority narrowing in the Senate, the burning question is: What does this mean for advisors?

In an SEI Quick Poll released Tuesday nearly half of financial advisors reported they believed the midterm elections had created “fear and uncertainty” among their clients. The biggest issues impact investors, advisors said, were continued unemployment, the potential for a double-dip recession, pending tax changes and budget deficits. The survey, which was conducted by the SEI Advisor Network, was completed by 238 financial advisors during the two weeks prior to the November elections.

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