Politics, policy and the market response are top of mind for advisors during the fourth quarter. (Photo: iStock)

Financial advisors are casting a wary eye toward Nov. 8, when the country will make its decision between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

According to the Q4 Eaton Vance Advisor Top-of-Mind Index (ATOMIX), which polls more than 1,000 financial advisors, politics, policy and how the markets will react to the election are the top concerns among advisors right now. One-quarter of advisors listed the presidential election as top of mind, and an overwhelming 95 percent indicated they believe the election will impact financial markets. Fifty-seven percent expect that impact to be negative.

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