Financial advisors were hoping for a change in the White House, according to a recent Brinker Capital survey that focused on the Nov. 6 election.

"With the election now over, those who had hoped for a change in administration are going to want to see lawmakers on both sides of the aisle quickly set aside partisan differences and work together to resolve key tax, spending and other regulatory issues," said John Coyne, vice chairman of Brinker Capital.

The Brinker Barometer, a quarterly survey that gauges the confidence and sentiment of financial advisors regarding the economy, investing and market performance, also found that 53 percent of advisors believe the tax cuts put in place by George W. Bush were right on target, compared to 14 percent who believe they are too low and 33 percent who feel they are too high.

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