Mob Mentality Psychology: Misery loves Company
And stupidity simply adores it & that Sum’s one of the main principles of Group Psychology. The media’s are masters at making things look worse than they are and blowing things out of proportions. Gone are the days of telling the truth, today it’s all about the sensationalism and or even outright lies. As long as they can attract eyeballs nothing is off-limits. Which is sad in the way as once upon a time the press did provide some value? Today the news you receive from popular outlets is on par with toilet paper. Take a look at these recent headlines; the hidden agenda behind these negative headlines is to trigger a stampede. Our response to this yesterday, today and tomorrow were the same. Group psychology states that the prudent course of action is to buy when the masses panic and sell when they are euphoric.
Mob Mentality Psychology: Mass media uses suggestive headlines to elicit an emotion
Look at some of the recent headlines used to Incite the Crowd; do not succumb to this rubbish
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While the spin doctors scream of a day of reckoning, we think of what a day without them would feel like. These spin doctors are nothing but parasites, sucking the energy out of healthy individuals with their dribble. The world will end one day; you will die one day and blah-blah. Who cares about one day? You have today; actually, all you control is this moment. Focus on the moment and seize it, instead of trying to plan for a time in the future you have no control off. To understand the future, you need to know what is taking place right now. In one second right now will become the past and the next second will become the present. Focussing on the present gives you the chance not only to shape the past but the future.
Groundhogs day every day?
To get a glimpse of what the future holds, in general, all you need to do is look at the masses. What changed, the same con is still being pulled; crap is wrapped up and marketed as Gold. The masses panic and head for the exits; they sell everything for next to nothing. The outfits and players have changed, but the theme is the same. It is groundhogs day every day when it comes to the financial markets. Nothing has changed, and nothing will change for those who embrace the mass mindset. Moreover, remember that the word stock market crash is used by the media and Dr’s of doom to promote their agenda. The astute investor will refuse to fall for this rubbish and understands that these moments of panic provide one with the opportunity to buy Grade A stocks at a discounted price.
The Top Mob Mentality Psychology Ingredient to Stampede, the Crowd, is Volatility
On a separate note, volatility is indeed hitting every aspect of everyone’s life as we predicted last year; look at the elections, if this is not extreme volatility on display then we don’t know what is. Extreme V readings not only reflect what is going on in the markets but they also cover what is going on out of the markets. Hence, you should continue to expect extreme weather patterns, erratic human behaviour (extreme surges in stupidity and violence) and a surge in extremism (violence in some areas, peace in others, etc.). If you embrace volatility it will have almost no impact on you, for you will be in a position to view the situation with a set of clear eyes, resist and you could be in for a helluva wild ride.
How to use Mob Mentality Psychology to win in the Markets
Don’t listen to the Doctors of Doom; negativity is nothing but a lovely buying opportunity in disguise. Wait for the crowd to react to the negative news and then jump in and buy quality stocks. You should prepare a list of solid companies you would like to own over the long run so that when opportunity knocks, you are ready to act. Some good companies to look at are RTN, OA, COST, CHKP, GOOG, NFLX, etc.