The stock market likely would react favorably to a George W. Bush presidency, should one be announced, said David M. Jones, vice chairman and member of the board of directors of IBJ Lanston Futures. He spoke Tuesday at the Futures Industry Associations Futures and Options Expo in Chicago. "Generally on a pro-business platform (such as Mr. Bushs), there is less regulation and environmental pressure on businesses and tougher standards with regard to union demands, Mr. Jones said. "(Al) Gore is beholden to unions. Unsettled labor conditions could lead to higher wages. Stocks dont like a Gore victory.