Many small business people are waiting for the election outcome, before they expand.
They are not hiring, buying raw materials, expanding space or borrowing money, because the future is very uncerrtain. Business is uncertain about the price of medical perks for employees, uncertain about tax liabilities and uncertain about the availability of money to expand. There is also the specter of increasing capital gains tax which will discourage investors.
Most answers could be known as soon as Wednesday. Its up to the voters. ITS UP TO YOU. VOTE!