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  • [Article] How to Apply Socionomics Properly

    [Article] How to Apply Socionomics Properly

    The 10 core principles of socionomics, starting with foundational and counterintuitive truth that “social mood motivates social actions”…

     
  • [Article] There’s Always a Mix

    [Article] There’s Always a Mix

    Most of the world has transitioned to a more positive social mood, but some indicators — like housing prices — continue to lag. Why a mixed social mood?

     
  • [Social Mood Watch] Why NOT to Join the Crowd that Believes in “Crowd Wisdom”

    [Social Mood Watch] Why NOT to Join the Crowd that Believes in “Crowd Wisdom”

    How mind-blowing is Professor Bollen’s social mood research? Enough so that a London-based hedge fund now employs a trading strategy based upon the results.

     
  • [Article] When Mood Turns Uniformly Negative: Creating an Action Plan that Makes Sense

    [Article] When Mood Turns Uniformly Negative: Creating an Action Plan that Makes Sense

    A series of “off-the-cuff” expectations of what’s to come in financial markets, politics, international trade, the climate change movement, art, spending habits, secessionism and more.

     
  • [Video] Robert Prechter: Social Causality Is Not Physics

    [Video] Robert Prechter: Social Causality Is Not Physics

    Robert Prechter explains socionomic causality, the components of social mood and why the stock market is a leading indicator of economic change. From his July 2010 presentation at the World Futurist Society.

     
  • [Article] Did U C New Studies? Tweets N Blogs Predict Equity Prices!!

    [Article] Did U C New Studies? Tweets N Blogs Predict Equity Prices!!

    Recently published and preliminary work from researchers at four universities indicate that trends in social mood as displayed in social media predict price moves in the stock market. The studies provide important further evidence of the socionomic hypothesis: that changes in states of unconscious social mood precede—because they motivate—changes in the stock market and other social events.

     
  • The Elliott Wave Principle

    The Elliott Wave Principle

    The Wave Principle is Ralph Nelson Elliott’s model of financial market index price movements. Elliott described how recurring patterns in price movements link together to form larger versions of those same structures. In a nutshell, Elliott discovered that financial market price patterns form a fractal. He detailed the component structures […]

     
  • Sex and Stocks

    Sex and Stocks

    Why would births and the stock market trend together, if they do at all? Sometimes answers can be found in subtleties. The deepest low in births in the 20th century came in 1933, the year after the century’s deepest low in the stock market. Why would there be a one-year […]

     
  • Socionomic Causality

    Socionomic Causality

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  • Herding Impulse

    Herding Impulse

    Academics and the media often use the term “herding” differently than socionomists do. Here are some distinctions. Socionomic Perspective: When do people herd? They herd when they are uncertain. In contexts of uncertainty, the herding impulse drives social behavior. There is an evolutionary advantage to this. If you were unsure […]