With Black Friday 2013 behind us, here is a list retailers with the highest search volume. (Note that this data was isolated for United States): Apple Store GameStop Toys R Us Sears Gap Kmart Hollister The term “Apple Store” had the largest nominal searches amongst all the retailers listed, although it seems that compared to … More Update #2 – Black Friday and Cyber Monday Trends
FYI – an update on Black Friday trends will be posted towards the end of the day Friday. **Update** No change to search trends as of 10PM EST. I’ll give it a go in the next few hours, otherwise an update will provided the next day. Trendvesting
Just as a disclosure to all, I’m not a proponent of making an investment out of digital currency as things like Bitcoins are very risky and volatile. Maybe someday I’ll look back and kick myself for not buying a few or mining them but nonetheless, it is not my cup of tea. I was pondering … More Can Search Trends Forecast Bitcoin Movements?
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday taking place over the next few days, I was interested to see how search volumes for some of our favorite retailers were fairing against years prior. Intuition tells me that the search volume exercise would be much more relevant and applicable come Cyber Monday(December 2nd, 2013). Consumers will be … More Black Friday & Cyber Monday Trends
Over the past few weeks there has been much concern over Tesla Model S catching fire after running over metal debris. The company has been under a lot of media scrutiny as a result and many are asking the question of “How safe is this car?” My personal opinion is that if you were to … More Tesla Troubles?
I was snooping around the web when I came across a very interesting article from The Times of India. (See here) The article talks about a comment that the Current CFO David Ebersman made that Facebook’s internal analytics has shown a decrease in usage amongst younger teens. Definitely not one of the most brilliant of … More Facebook Search Trend Says: “Dislike”
Pardon the pun. Google Trends compiles a list of most searched Quick Service Restaurants. What I found eye opening was that from January to October of this year, the top three most searched quick service restaurants in the United States were pizza joints, specifically: Pizza Hut Dominoes Pizza Papa Johns McDonald’s would make it’s appearance … More Pizza Investing Makes Dough!
There was a lot of concern leading up to the Twitter IPO about whether or not it would face technical trading issues a la Facebook. During NYSE’s pretesting, there were a few glitches that caused some worry but on D-Day, it IPO’d and investors were able to get their TWTR fix on. Success! Well not … More Twitter IPO – Success or Failure?
Strong positive correlation between the increase in keyword searches for “Walking Dead” and the share price of the underlying production company AMC. One thing to note is the tendency for “Walking Dead” searches to spike during the September – November(Season Premiere) period and the March – April (Season Finale) period. Take note of AMC’s stock … More AMC: The Walking Dead