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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). Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets. Caution: As Robert’s disclaimer puts it, "This podcast contains strong opinions and strong language."

Pop Trends Price Culture Robert Folsom

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

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). Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets. Caution: As Robert’s disclaimer puts it, "This podcast contains strong opinions and strong language."

    Part II: Jane vs Goliath - Only in America

    Part II: Jane vs Goliath - Only in America

    Jane Jacobs saw a solution when nobody else even saw a problem. The problem she saw was, planners and architects and master builders of her day held fatally flawed assumptions about human behavior -- that the way people in cities live is perfectly rational and efficient and chaos-free. And that is why their urban renewal projects were destructive. Their model was all wrong. Does this sound familiar?
    It should for anyone who took economics 101...

    • 8 min
    Jane vs Goliath: Only in America

    Jane vs Goliath: Only in America

    One of the greatest and most influential "David vs. Goliath" stories in 20th century America is all but unknown these days. An obscure, apparently ill-equipped female went up against the man who may be history's most prolific developer. This is episode one of a two-episode story about their decade-long battle.

    • 6 min
    Upholding Presidential Tradition, Abnormally

    Upholding Presidential Tradition, Abnormally

    We are watching the past become the present right before our eyes. It may not LOOK that way, but make no mistake: It's happening. Pop Trends, Price Culture shows three ways Donald Trump is upholding presidential tradition, abnormally.

    • 5 min
    Vaccinations, Opioids and the Health Risks of Linear Thinking

    Vaccinations, Opioids and the Health Risks of Linear Thinking

    What was the most successful medical program in human history? Here's a hint: It began with a counterintuitive, non-linear solution. Yet, social mood at present suggests that counterintuitive thinking is short supply, in helping to solve a current, huge health crisis.

    • 9 min
    Also in This Week's News: Are "Facts" Evidence of Partisanship?

    Also in This Week's News: Are "Facts" Evidence of Partisanship?

    This past week in the news has been like 40 gallons of crazy compressed into a 20-gallon tank. It's too much to keep up with. It's like you want to slap the next person who says "I've never seen this before," except … you keep hearing yourself say that. Consider the role of social mood, and the idea that "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence."

    • 4 min
    Do Real Vigilantes Ever Really Wear White Hats?

    Do Real Vigilantes Ever Really Wear White Hats?

    The public loves portrayals of vigilante justice. Memorable vigilantes are sometimes a ‘good guy,’ other times they are … something else. Why? Where did those characters come from? Are there ever ‘good guy’ vigilantes in the real world? These great questions get great answers in this episode of Pop Trends, Prices Culture.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Shadowknightt ,

Pop trends price culture

I am very impressed with this podcast for bringing this crazy world into perspective for those of us who are level headed and resist getting wrapped up in the daily craze of I-watches and all the other nonsense which only serves to distract the masses from the precipice on which we are standing on today.

Jimmyisagenius ,

Interesting Topics

I enjoy these podcasts because the host speaks so that I can easily understand the topics discussed. I have long been familiar with Elliott Wave and the work done by Mr. Pretcher and his staff. Always an excellent and thoughtful effort. These podcasts are no exception. Great job!

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