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Wed, 09 Nov 2016

2016 Elections in the USA

Hmmmm. At this late time of night (or early time of the morning), media outlets have called the election for Donald Trump.

Apparently, Hilary Clinton has phoned him to concede the election, even though she will not give a speech tonight.

Throughout the primaries and the election, pollsters have underestimated support for Donald Trump. Seems to me like the biggest losers in this election are pollsters and people who try to interpret polls: they just seem to be consistently wrong these days. Actually, this has also been true regarding #Brexit (and the last Canadian election also).

Seems like pundits consistently underestimate the degree to which voters are upset these days.

Listening to Donald Trump's victory speech... and then off to sleep. Tomorrow will be crazy in the markets.

Good night to all.

/misc | Posted at 02:52 | permanent link