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Flowers Fire Powered, Globalization Crash & Burn, and No Mood for Honeymoon

Socio in the News in 200 Seconds

Updated: January 23, 2017

The more interesting something seems, the more likely you are to engage with it emotionally. Interest and emotion are hard to keep separate -- the closer you look, the more your rational mind can begin to give way to the whims of like and dislike. And boy, have we ever started to "live in interesting times."

An understanding of social mood is not a superpower that allows emotion-free insights. Yet, it can help equip you with an analytical perspective, to help distinguish facts from fake-news fiction. Listen on and see if you agree.

Show Notes:

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Pop Trends, Price Culture is the podcast with strong opinions and strong language about the intersection of psychology and markets. You can download or listen online (it's free). Host Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories with as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets.

Robert Folsom has covered politics, popular culture, economics and the financial markets for more than 25 years, via print, radio, video and digital content. Robert has served as a writer and editor with Elliott Wave International since 1992. From 2000 to 2007, his 5-day per week blog on elliottwave.com built an investor readership of some 70,000, who read Robert's unique perspective on everything from media follies to mass psychology to under-reported facts about investing.