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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: January, 2016

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.

Jan 31, 2016

Socio News in 200 Seconds | This week we're pulling right from the news headlines: Three items on two issues that aren't going away soon -- namely the Zika disease and debt -- plus, we offer an item on a third topic which may be off the radar for the foreseeable future. Let's get started...

Jan 29, 2016

Let's play "Name That Fear Tune." Listen to a couple of brief clips from a certain video presentation, and see if you can guess the topic behind the "fear tune." Hint: It's not the kind of dry documentary that's made for over-educated people...

Jan 24, 2016

Socio News in 200 Seconds | Podcast listeners will probably recall Dennis Elam from our 4th of July episode, "Hear How An Independent Mind Truly Works." Dr. Elam will join us for the 2016 Social Mood Conference in April, which is fast approaching. More on that when you listen on - plus dark real estate, David Bowie, and the role of social mood in the outcome of political protests.

Jan 22, 2016

What happens when you speak against your country's decision to go to war? Nothing good, most of the time: It's the hardest kind of political dissent. Here's a true tale of dissenters who were (so to speak) jailed by negative mood, yet remained in prison for years even after mood turned positive.

Jan 17, 2016

Socio News in 200 Seconds | Good history gets the facts right. Great history finds the stories that makes the facts come alive. Socionomics is the kind of rigorous tool that helps find stories, even as it sheds light on the facts that matter most. Please listen and enjoy.

Jan 15, 2016

If his blunt words or insults hurt your feelings, too bad. As for the media, screw them too -- he's the master of his own message… Those words clearly bring to mind a certain leading presidential contender, but as Pop Trends, Price Culture explains, the big-picture truth goes far beyond any ONE candidate...

Jan 10, 2016

Socio News in 200 Seconds | Memorable is an easy word to define: "Worth remembering" (so says Merriam-Webster). And, memorable absolutely applies to each of our news items this week. Yet as you read on, you'll also see what's missing from the dictionary definition -- namely, "How mood makes memorable happen."

Jan 8, 2016

In 1968, anyone with a sense of American politics and history knew that they were living in a uniquely tumultuous time. Then, in August '68 came the epic, mood-driven debates between two men that created "The Best of Enemies." You may or may not know the story -- but Pop Trends, Price Culture helps you see (and hear) it in a whole new light.

Jan 3, 2016

Socio News in 200 Seconds | The stories this week span a wide range -- from the relationship between the economy and the stock market to "espionage software" in North Korea to waning complacency regarding the threat of nuclear weapons. Plus, this week's episode revisits a scandal that's still making headlines.

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