CFA Institute members were asked whether the U.S. presidential race would have an impact on the economy.

The votes have been tallied and the answer is yes, by a near landslide—80% believe the election will impact the U.S. economy. But whether for better or worse is still anybody’s guess.

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And 40% believe the election will not help global economic recovery. Compared to other jobs, chief-level executives (72%) are most likely to believe it would have an impact.

Meanwhile, 50% say it all depends on who wins the election. Only 20% think there will be an impact regardless of a republican or democratic win.

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