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  • [Audio] The Criminal Rich and the Foolish Rich

    [Audio] The Criminal Rich and the Foolish Rich

    That’s how Teddy Roosevelt referred to the wealthy one hundred years ago at the end of the Gilded Age. Franklin Roosevelt then raised taxes on the wealthy during the Depression that reached rates as high as 90% and lasted into the 1960’s. Will the current wealth gap result in similar […]

     
  • [Article] Women in Politics

    [Article] Women in Politics

    Feminism gains power during corrections.

     
  • [Article] Nuclear Tests

    [Article] Nuclear Tests

    For years we have maintained that the detonation of nuclear bombs, while it may stir transient emotions, has no effect on the social mood; rather, social mood determines the penchant for exploding nuclear devices.

     
  • [Article] Natural Sweeteners (Sugars and Syrups)

    [Article] Natural Sweeteners (Sugars and Syrups)

    Commentators perennially ask us, “Could the positive social mood that produced the financial mania since the late 1990s be a product of the popularity of mood-elevating pharmaceutical drugs such as Prozac?” Those familiar with the socionomic hypothesis (that social mood motivates social action) can probably predict our response.

     
  • [Article] Socionomics and the Sudden Wave of Violence

    [Article] Socionomics and the Sudden Wave of Violence

    The U.S. market has proved to be a reliable forecaster of coming periods of global peace or conflict. Specifically, major declines in the U.S. stock market have forewarned of major international conflicts.

     
  • [Article] Israel and Hezbollah

    [Article] Israel and Hezbollah

    In truth, wars in the Middle East DO NOT move the stock market. Every single day includes “good” and “bad” news of some sort, and it’s easy to retrofit that news to an up or down close in the Dow.

     
  • [Article] Cultural Trends: Manifestations of a Bear Market Mood in Europe

    [Article] Cultural Trends: Manifestations of a Bear Market Mood in Europe

    With the progress of the bear market in Europe, xenophobia and exclusionism are becoming more pronounced.

     
  • [Article] The Timing and Character of Investment Legislation

    [Article] The Timing and Character of Investment Legislation

    Professor Nofsinger reviewed all major investment legislation from the 1920s to present. He found that the character of each new investment law reflected the direction of the stock market prior to its enactment.

     
  • [Article] The Land of Flint and Steel

    [Article] The Land of Flint and Steel

    Social clashes take myriad forms, but one bellwether rift that has an almost perfect record of erupting into open hostility right at the onset of major downturns is in the Mideast.