A Bad Call and Busted Career, Reconsidered

Episode 9

Updated: April 15, 2015

Can you name the first "Rock Star" economist? No, not Robert Shiller. Not Greenspan. Not even Milton Friedman. It was the 1920s, when virtually every literate American knew Irving Fisher. Yet one bad market call made him a laughingstock -- even after he got it right. Listen and discover the stunning relevance of Fisher's story to today's stock market.

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Pop Trends, Price Culture

Pop Trends, Price Culture is the podcast with strong opinions and strong language about the intersection of psychology and markets. You can download or listen online (it's free). Host Robert Folsom presents real people and real stories with as they meet in the crossroads of mood and markets.

Robert Folsom has covered politics, popular culture, economics and the financial markets for more than 25 years, via print, radio, video and digital content. Robert has served as a writer and editor with Elliott Wave International since 1992. From 2000 to 2007, his 5-day per week blog on elliottwave.com built an investor readership of some 70,000, who read Robert's unique perspective on everything from media follies to mass psychology to under-reported facts about investing.