Elections, Money and Markets

Last Updated Nov 2, 2010 8:00 AM EDT

Election day is finally here! Thank goodness, because who could stand one more political advertisement...except the brass at my company and every other media outlet that has collected a tidy sum this political season.

Since politics and money go together like PB&J, it's time to tally the numbers and look ahead at the potential impact on stock markets. I discussed the elections with WCBS-TV this morning.

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    Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Emmy-nominated, Business Analyst for CBS News. She covers the economy, markets, investing and anything else with a dollar sign on TV, radio (including her nationally syndicated radio show), the web and her blog, "Jill on Money." Prior to her second career at CBS, Jill spent 14 years as the co-owner and Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. She began her career as a self-employed options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York, following her graduation from Brown University.