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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: June, 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.

Jun 26, 2016

Throughout this year, the past few weeks, even the past couple of days -- the waves of memorable news keep rolling in. There's little reason to think the pace will slow down anytime soon. We help ensure that you see what we see: The mood behind headlines, in Brexit, the coming U.S. elections, and lots more.

Jun 24, 2016

Before the moral panics that tried to stamp out rock-n-roll, video game violence and satanic ritual abuse, came the first -- and most successful -- crusade to stop the "Seduction of the Innocent." The fact that most people don't know about it tells you just how effective it was… 

Jun 19, 2016

Our line-up of topics this week offers a lot to learn, from why Nazis are the ultimate bad guys to a sugar tax to stocks & politics -- even a commentary on "Why Orlando?"

It's worth your time to (please) listen on.

Jun 17, 2016

If a nation can have a bad week, then the week beginning Sunday June 12 was pretty awful. We all know about the mass shooting in Orlando. Yet what followed only made things worse. The murder of 49 people has been grotesquely politicized -- far MORE politicized than in any instance of a mass shooting. Pop Trends Price Culture considers, "Why?"

Jun 12, 2016

Do you understand the pitfalls of cause and effect, action and reaction and trend extrapolation? The correct understanding -- as in, you "get it" in a way you can use -- really is within your grasp. It can begin with just a few questions, as you'll discover in one of the items we include with this week's topics…

… including right-wing politics in Europe, the stock market & health, and the role mood played in the very public life of the man who called himself "The Greatest."

Jun 8, 2016

In the 20th century or any other, there's never been a one-man intersection of sports, politics and pop culture, the way we witnessed in Muhammad Ali. Yet this podcast is not mere tribute. We do have something to add, a relevant context to the epic and very public life that Ali lived. And I may as well take the risk of saying that our observation is one you won't hear elsewhere...

Jun 3, 2016

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 of American citizens, intensify the electronic surveillance of dissidents, read their mail, burglarize their homes and offices, and step up undercover spying." Pop Trends, Price Culture connects the dots from the 1960s to the 1970s and to our day.

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