Alibaba IPO Survey: Some Clarity as to How Many US Buyers there will be

This post is in response to a Wall Street Journal blog post which can be referenced here. With Alibaba’s decision to IPO in America, questions surrounding whether this will be the largest IPO ever has arisen and if the growth story is still present. There are also questions about whether there is interest amongst U.S. … More Alibaba IPO Survey: Some Clarity as to How Many US Buyers there will be

June 2014: Unemployment Rate Predictions

[See here for a refresher on the applicability of forecasting unemployment rate movements using google trends.] The month of June 2014 has seen nominal Google searches for the term “Unemployment Benefits” reach 30, which has not changed much from nominal searches that took place during the same period in 2013, 2012 and 2011, suggesting no change in the unemployment … More June 2014: Unemployment Rate Predictions