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Pop Trends Price Culture

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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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.

Jun 26, 2015

Mood is big right now -- which is translating to a host of recent news stories, including our offerings this week on trade deals, and the inability of supply to keep up with the demand for Sport Utility Vehicles...

Jun 24, 2015

Dr. Dennis Elam is a tenured professor of accounting at Texas A & M University, San Antonio. He is an expert in finance, yet Professor Elam blows up stereotypes about the accounting profession. He's incredibly well versed in popular culture: his insights go from Richard Pryor, to themes in cinema, to the "mob museum" in Las Vegas. And, as we learned in conversation with Professor Elam, he actually applies socionomics in his curriculum for accounting -- students love it.

Jun 20, 2015

"I just learned something new!" Enthusiasm goes well with those words. New knowledge can be very pleasing. But, what if the "something new" is a truth about yourself that is not pleasing? ...

Jun 18, 2015

Can you name the MOST authoritarian government document in U.S. history? A Pulitzer Prize winning author described it as a plan "for America's intelligence services ... to monitor the communications...

Jun 12, 2015

The Internet is very good at giving digital consumers what they want -- from the stupid and salacious, to the brilliant and beautifully written. Alas, what's all-too rare is any discussion of social mood as its own topic...

Jun 11, 2015

Lots of critics say television has been in a second "Golden Era." But truth be told, the phrase 'Dark Golden Era' describes it better -- because the best shows in the past 15 years have indeed been a deep shade of "dark gold."  Listen in and hear Robert Folsom's four top nominees for the best and most conspicuously negative shows since 1999 (yes, including Game of Thrones).

Jun 5, 2015

High school science teachers like to say that biology helps us understand ourselves. Clearly so. But, some recent news stories about biology in the lab -- plus other news stories about biology "on the street" -- describe biology-related outcomes in ways that many people find scary, and/or downright perplexing...

Jun 3, 2015

The 'Rural Purge' of the 1970-1971 season changed television forever -- it was fast, dramatic and revolutionary, yet it's all but unknown today. This historic transformation reveals an influence more powerful than historians and sociologists can ever discern.

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