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ElectionOracle / US Presidential Election 2020 Nov 05, 2020 - 06:25 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

ElectionOracle

US election night proved to be a nail biting event, one of Biden taking an early lead that within hours evaporated where by Midnight US time it looked as though Trump could pull off another election miracle like 2016 with a lot of glum faces on the Democrats propaganda network channel CNN, whose presenters spent subsequent hours trying to ignore the stream of bad news by repeating the mantra that there are a lot of Democrat votes to come in later (mail in ballots) after election night is over as if they were party to inside information?


Betting Markets

The betting markets had given a consistent comfortable lead for over a week going into the early hours after the close of the vote with Betfair having Biden typically trading at 1.4 against Trump on 2.9. However come election chaos the betting markets gyrated all over the place, first Trump closing the gap and then even taking the lead! In fact I saw Biden trade to as high as 4 and Trump down to 1.3, and even though the betting market was now saying that Trump was going to win, could not resist putting a sizeable bet on Biden when he was trading over 3 as representing a good risk vs reward with the odds sharply narrowing as the mail in ballots were counted over the subsequent 24 hours.

In fact I suspected that we were going to be in for a night of election chaos and so was primed to take advantage of anomalies the counts threw up as illustrated by my following video posted about 8 hours before the polls closed in the US, warning to expect election chaos as Trump claims an early election victory before the count for the mail in ballots begins, just as subsequently transpired.

US Election CHAOS! Trump to Contest Result, Refuse to Concede Defeat if Biden Wins! Mail in Ballots!

Whilst my election forecast conclusion as of 31st October was that the polls were a lot closer than the landslide that the pollsters such as the likes of Nate Silver were peddling, less than than a 3% in it between Biden and Trump -

Stock Market Trend Forecast into January 2021, Final Election Forecast Matrix

With my video version posted on the 1st of November -

Trump or Biden Win 2020? US Presidential Election Matrix Final Forecast

It is now some 36 hours on since the betting markets put Biden back in the lead early 4th November since when the odds have narrowed in Biden's favour which thus means the election is basically over, Biden HAS WON! There has been no further volatility in the betting markets.

This analysis is an excerpt from my latest in-depth analysis that concludes in a detailed trend forecast for the stock market into January 2021.

Stock Market Trend Forecast into January 2021, Final Election Forecast Matrix

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