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Pop Trends, Price Culture is the podcast about the intersection of psychology and markets. You can access our show notes at www.elliottwave.com/podcast (it's free). In each episode, Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets. Note: This podcast contains strong opinions and strong language.
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Now displaying: May, 2015

Pop Trends, Price Culture is the podcast about the intersection of psychology and markets. You can access our show notes at www.elliottwave.com/podcast (it's free). In each episode, Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets. Note: This podcast contains strong opinions and strong language.

May 29, 2015

Let's face it: Totalitarian governments rarely get pushback from citizens, especially in a place like North Korea. Folks there just don't get up in arms about cable company mergers and phone surveillance...

May 27, 2015

Alastair MacDonald has a pretty cool resume: Successful business owner, stockbroker on Wall Street, and a real estate investor. Yet he was born & raised in Zimbabwe, so before his career in finance he was a professional hunter and safari guide. Alastair has had amazing success using socionomics to anticipate major trend changes. Hear his story now.

May 22, 2015

Our mix of stories this week literally reflect today's mixed social mood. The Dow Industrials stand near an all-time high. But a swirl of events -- from ultra-violent fiction on HBO, to real mayhem in Texas, to the virtually unreported stories of government power grabs...

May 20, 2015

Two stories this week reveal huge possible abuses of government power. Both stories were vastly underreported in the media -- and both also sound too far-fetched to be true... but they are.

May 15, 2015

What does positive social mood actually do? For starters, it helps you hold your cushy job as Prime Minister of a country everybody knows. But -- in another country everybody also knows -- negative social mood can lead to a loss of privacy and legal rights which have been in place for centuries...

May 13, 2015

The 100-year rise of the security state did NOT happen in subtle steps across decades. Instead, nearly all the growth came during identifiable SURGES — specific periods when the downtrend in social mood fueled the uptrend of authoritarianism.

May 10, 2015

Social mood this week previews the wrong question about politics at home and an incendiary assessment of the Euro-trend offer two previews of the future. And in the present, Warren Buffet's beverage binge may be sugar coating his brain...

May 6, 2015

When Uncle Sam said 'I want YOU,' they stepped forward. But after 14 years the U.S. government STILL would not pay the money it owed tens of thousands of military veterans for their war service. This shameful true story previews the rise of the security state.

May 2, 2015

This week we can observe social mood from three different angles, literally -- on land, on the sea, and in cyberspace. What's more, these stories -- violence in the streets, death at sea, and the resentment of prosperity -- each have a history that socionomics brings into focus...

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