“If we have a clear winner and an easy transition of power, I do not see much of an impact on the price per coin,” trader “BigCheds” told Cointelegraph. “On the other hand, if we have a close and/or contested election, we should see a bounce in risk-off assets like gold and Bitcoin.”
The election is a summation of 2020’s wild year, with a number of other factors also remaining at play. “This election year is certainly different considering what we have seen in the past due to the pandemic and the global economy taking a toll,” Twitter trader “CryptoWendyO” told Cointelegraph. “With an event like Covid, one would assume that Bitcoin would pump due to financial market uncertainty, however we are not seeing that,” she said.
“After the election as we will get more of an idea when the economy will open up I believe we will see a change in Bitcoin price and I’m hoping it’s bullish but we must pay attention to current price action as well,” WendyO explained, subsequently pointing out Bitcoin’s struggle to decisively break and hold above weekly chart resistance levels.