Socionomics and Social Mood

Changes in social mood precede changes in the markets, the economy, politics and more. Understanding this insight equips you to anticipate major shifts in trends and capitalize on lucrative opportunities before most people see them coming. Content provided by EWI's affiliated research organization, the Socionomics Institute.

Anyone Can Learn Socionomics

Want to predict the next big thing in fashion, film or pop music? What about developments in the economy, politics and societal health? Whether you’re new to socionomics or just want to brush up on the basics, you’ll be understanding and anticipating social trends in no time as you watch a child, young adult and expert apply socionomic theory in this engaging video.


Free On-Demand Presentation -- Divided Election: What the Heck Is Going On with 2020?

If you want to make sense of a year in which seemingly nothing has made sense, then check out this special presentation.

How to Forecast an Election More Accurately Without Polling a Single Person

What if you could assess the mood of the nation without polling anyone and forecast the election more accurately than the pollsters? Here's how...

Polls Miss AGAIN. There Must Be a Better Way...

The polls missed the mark on the election outcome…again. Watch as Socionomics Institute Director Matt Lampert discusses one indicator that proved prescient and didn’t involve a single poll in this clip from Fox Business’ Varney & Co.


Trump vs. Biden: Discover What the Stock Market Says About the Race for the White House

The presidential race is in the home stretch. What does the market say about who is likely to win? And what will a Trump re-election or a Biden victory mean for the stock market?


When the Election is finally over... what’s next?

What will November, December and all of 2021 bring for financial markets and global economies? What changes in society should you prepare for?

The Stock Market Won't Care Who Wins This Election

Research from the Socionomics Institute compares stock market performance between Democrat and Republican presidents.

History Currently Favors Trump Reelection Despite the Polls

If you look at the polls and the headlines, you’d think Joe Biden is a strong favorite in the 2020 race. 200+ years of stock market history beg to differ. See why the real strong favorite in the race may not be who you think.

What Does Trump’s COVID Diagnosis Mean for the Markets?

The president’s COVID-19 diagnosis comes a month before the election. Will markets crash if his health deteriorates? Will they soar if he gets well? See real-time examples of how the Elliott wave model can help you cut through the chaos to find clarity when dramatic news strikes.


Why This Could Be a "Very Bleak Winter for the U.K."

Elliott wave analysis suggests that the next few months could be quite historic for the British stock market, the economy and British pound. Our Head of Global Research (who is based in London) explains.

See THREE Dow Levels You Need to Know to Predict the 2020 Election

Who will win in November? Ignore the polls and the betting markets. Keep your eyes on these three levels in the Dow instead.

Off with His Head: Kingdoms Fall When Social Mood Shifts to Negative

Big negative social mood trends drive big market declines. These trends ALSO drive social conflict, even revolution. So in periods of big bear market declines, we see that monarchs also fall. Watch for yourself just how true this is.


When It Comes to News vs. Markets, It's Not "What" -- It's "When"

At market tops, the news is full of positive stories. Near bottoms, it's full of negativity. That's why those who invest strictly on the news often buy at tops and sell at bottoms. Watch our Global Head of Research explain how to "read" the current tone of British news properly.

What the Heck is Going on in the Stock Market?

Those who think stock prices move rationally in response to news must find themselves entwined in a ball of confusion. The economy is in recession, unemployment's in double digits, unrest flows through the streets, a global pandemic resurges... yet stock prices have soared. The truth is that stock prices aren't regulated by news or even, as you'll discover in this clip, economic fundamentals and valuation benchmarks.

Horror Movies and Bear Markets: A (Non) Surprising Correlation

Remember “Seinfeld”? The happy-go-lucky show dominated TV prime time during the booming 1990s. Then the internet bubble burst and we got “Survivor.” You’ll find a similar connection between stocks and movies -- our August Financial Forecast explains.