What is the Social Mood of the Nation Right Now?

There is a great debate going on over the mood of the nation.  Are we upbeat about the future or depressed out our prospects both on the job front and in the general economy.  One of the great thinkers on this wave of emotion driving our future is Robert Prechter, author of a new book: Conquer the Crash: You Can Survive and Prosper in a Deflationary Depression.

There are two great interviews with him you should check out.  They are both enlightening and a bit scary…

Robert Prechter on what will kill our economy

Conversation with Robert Prechter

and if that wasn’t enough, the hero of Iron Man 2 is not good for the economy, as explained in this article:

Ten Reasons Why Iron Man 2 is Bad for the Economy

With the markets officially in correction mode, we are now seeing the last bastion of optimism, the stock market bull run coming to a close and perhaps falling into sync with the unemployment situation and the euro sovereign  debt explosion.

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