Socionomics and Social Mood

Changes in social mood precede changes in the markets, the economy, politics and more. Understanding this insight equips you to anticipate major shifts in trends and capitalize on lucrative opportunities before most people see them coming. Content provided by EWI's affiliated research organization, the Socionomics Institute.

Cryptos, GameStop, David vs. Goliath: What’s the Next Big Mood Clash?

Big turns in the social mood trend usually create social friction. Witness the recent David-and-Goliath battle between Redditors and Wall Street, or the challenge that cryptocurrencies pose to the international monetary system. Watch as Matt Lampert and Robert Folsom discuss these developments and anticipate who the "Goliaths" and who the "Davids" may soon be, when the next big turn arrives.

"The Only Year America Got (Literally) Smaller"

We invite you to watch our video about the epic events of 1918, and along the way listen to Matt Lampert and Robert Folsom "pause" to discuss the profound socionomic issues the video includes, and how those issues are more relevant than ever today.

Did the Stock Market Presage Trump’s Acquittal?

Check your politics at the door and dive into a fascinating story about how stock prices have foretold the outcomes of presidential impeachment trials for more than 150 years.

Europe: Take a Look at Emerging Trends

As we wrap up "one of the strangest months in market history," says our Global Market Strategist in this new video, it's time to look ahead. Watch Brian Whitmer show you several highlights from his latest research report.

Deflation in Bank Lending

Our Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn highlights an interesting development in the banking sector that might mean the Fed doesn't get what it wants.

Anyone Can Learn Socionomics

Want to predict the next big thing in fashion, film or pop music? What about developments in the economy, politics and societal health? Whether you’re new to socionomics or just want to brush up on the basics, you’ll be understanding and anticipating social trends in no time as you watch a child, young adult and expert apply socionomic theory in this engaging video.


Free On-Demand Presentation -- Divided Election: What the Heck Is Going On with 2020?

If you want to make sense of a year in which seemingly nothing has made sense, then check out this special presentation.

How to Forecast an Election More Accurately Without Polling a Single Person

What if you could assess the mood of the nation without polling anyone and forecast the election more accurately than the pollsters? Here's how...

Polls Miss AGAIN. There Must Be a Better Way...

The polls missed the mark on the election outcome…again. Watch as Socionomics Institute President Matt Lampert discusses one indicator that proved prescient and didn’t involve a single poll in this clip from Fox Business’ Varney & Co.


Trump vs. Biden: Discover What the Stock Market Says About the Race for the White House

The presidential race is in the home stretch. What does the market say about who is likely to win? And what will a Trump re-election or a Biden victory mean for the stock market?


When the Election is finally over... what’s next?

What will November, December and all of 2021 bring for financial markets and global economies? What changes in society should you prepare for?

The Stock Market Won't Care Who Wins This Election

Research from the Socionomics Institute compares stock market performance between Democrat and Republican presidents.

History Currently Favors Trump Reelection Despite the Polls

If you look at the polls and the headlines, you’d think Joe Biden is a strong favorite in the 2020 race. 200+ years of stock market history beg to differ. See why the real strong favorite in the race may not be who you think.

What Does Trump’s COVID Diagnosis Mean for the Markets?

The president’s COVID-19 diagnosis comes a month before the election. Will markets crash if his health deteriorates? Will they soar if he gets well? See real-time examples of how the Elliott wave model can help you cut through the chaos to find clarity when dramatic news strikes.


Why This Could Be a "Very Bleak Winter for the U.K."

Elliott wave analysis suggests that the next few months could be quite historic for the British stock market, the economy and British pound. Our Head of Global Research (who is based in London) explains.