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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: November, 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.

Nov 22, 2015

Socio News in 200 Seconds | When it's positive, collective mood can drive our highest aspirations -- in cultural expressions, and often more tangibly, in applying breakthrough technologies. But when it's negative, collective mood creates and contributes to human misery on a mind-boggling scale. This week's news offers examples of each...

Nov 20, 2015

What makes the upheaval in Syria SO impossible is that 15 separate countries have active military operations in that country. The war also involves non-state group like ISIS, the Kurds, and Hezbollah. With a crisis this thorny, new or useful insights are in short supply. Can we shed light on how you see this conflict? In a word, yes...

Nov 15, 2015

Social mood drives social actions. It just does. And those actions -- or collective behaviors -- are very specific, depending on whether mood is positive or negative. And, in recent years, the mood trend has been mostly positive. That's the context to help define this week's news selection...

Nov 13, 2015

"I'm sorry" -- it's the first truly hard-to-say phrase we repeat as children. We all know why apologies matter. Yet with big public apologies, what about the when? Are big apologies more frequent in certain recognizable eras? Pop Trends, Price Culture explains how social mood feeds the emotions that motivate "I'm sorry"...

Nov 8, 2015

It's no stretch to say that most people tend to be the most interested in news that overlaps with their own lives. See if this week's socionomics news items go "four for four" in overlapping with your life...

Nov 6, 2015

“The Most Important Thing in the World…” Yes, that is the conventional wisdom about the fed funds rate. No, we are not putting words in anyone’s mouth. Someone really said it: Hear that audio clip – and lots more – for yourself. Pop Trends, Price Culture considers what really is (and is not) “the most important thing…”

Nov 1, 2015

Week in & week out, social mood brings focus to the fuzz of news. This week's lens-in-focus looks at darker shades of global events, your local theatre, and the potential power to measure mood in social media...

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