March 20, 2018
Social mood affects the government’s approach to speed limits. In the bear market year of 1973, Congress imposed a 55 mph national speed limit. Two decades later, in the middle of a strong bull market, the 55 mph limit went up in smoke. Now, with stocks near all-time highs, society is feeling the need for even more speed.
What should you expect to see when mood becomes more negative? Slower speeds and fewer accidents for starters.
If you look closely, you can see patterns in social mood that help you predict social behaviors. To learn more about our flagship publication, The Socionomist, Click here >>