This episode is sponsored by Nexo.ioCircle and FTX US.

On today’s episode, NLW looks at the U.S. election results, including pro-crypto candidates who were elected (or re-elected) and what the overall balance of power means for crypto and business in general. He also previews Thursday’s October inflation numbers, which will be one of the key pieces of data that will influence Federal Reserve actions in December.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsors today is “War” by Enoch Yang. Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at