Worries about the vote

Recent market slides may reflect investor jitters about Tuesday’s US presidential vote. But what about underlying economic fundamentals? Korn Ferry’s Alan Guarino offers insights.

Although the markets’ recent declines may reflect investors’ uncertainties about Tuesday’s presidential election, it’s also vital to keep a focus on economic fundamentals, said Alan Guarino, Korn Ferry vice chairman, Board and CEO Services, on Maria Bartiromo’s Fox Business television show, “Mornings with Maria.” Serving as an expert analyst on the show, he said tepid wage increases and a slow-growth economy are big concerns for voters and markets.