Google Trend Investing using the term “Debt”

Probably one of the most commonly referenced research papers that attempt to legitimize the usage of google trend analytics in trend investing is the work done by Stanley et al. (Which can be referenced here.) In a nutshell, the article talks about research conducted by three academics on 98 search terms related to finance and the … More Google Trend Investing using the term “Debt”

Most Searched Stocks – NASDAQ100 – April 2014

Search data is in! [Click here for the prior Month’s list] The 15 most searched stocks in the NASDAQ 100 during the period May 2013 to April 2014 are presented below: If you’re implementing trend investing as part of your greater swing trading or other investment strategy, we would like to point out that there are a … More Most Searched Stocks – NASDAQ100 – April 2014

Facebook Search Trend: What this means for Swing Trading

The last time we reported, we saw Facebook searches volumes head southbound, having hit a low point not seen since mid-2010. Since then, the search trend has continued downward and has hit a low point not seen since April 2010. See chart below: As you may already know, Facebook’s search volume trend has been counter to … More Facebook Search Trend: What this means for Swing Trading

Response to Unemployment Rate Prediction for April 2014

Please see “Unemployment Rate Prediction for April 2014” for further details. Ref: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/05/opinion/a-better-economy-still-far-from-good.html?hp&rref=opinion&_r=0 Ref: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/04/17/jobless-claims/7813813/ April 2014 unemployment data saw a significant decrease in those unemployed with the rate dropping to 6.3% and employers adding 288,000 jobs. This result would seem at odds with the google trends prediction that the rate would go up. I … More Response to Unemployment Rate Prediction for April 2014

April 2014: Unemployment Rate Predictions *UPDATE*

[To reiterate, the google trends “unemployment benefits” indicator identified that the unemployment rate for the month of April 2014 would see an increase over the prior month. See here for further details.] One week ago, we checked in on google search volume for the term “Unemployment Benefits” and the count was at 45. With April behind us, the … More April 2014: Unemployment Rate Predictions *UPDATE*