The first of many Presidential debates took place on September 26th and what we witnessed was a less than prepared Republican learning a valuable lesson in politics from a seasoned Democratic candidate. Our focus here isn’t to make the case of which candidate is better suited than the other but to understand better the market … More US Elections and the Investment Trend: Can Google Trends Predict the Outcome?
Since our last post there has been strong demand for the Aritzia IPO, so much that an additional five million shares have been extended to the public with the option to issue an additional 3.75 million shares. The expected IPO date is set for October 3rd and we continue to see a building interest in … More Aritzia IPO Getting Hot
With much anticipation, the ELF Beauty(ELF) IPO appears to be a success. Shares were subscribed at the $14-$16 price point, which as of noon today were traded as high as $27. While this is great news for those that had the opportunity to subscribe at those levels, investors that did not have the luxury may be if there is … More Trend Investing in the ELF Beauty IPO
Isolating for searches during August 2016 within the United States and we note that three of the top four restaurants are pizza places. Pizza has been the third most food searched in the United States, Google appears to consider water as a food which is puzzling, however if you exclude this then Pizza ranks as … More Trend Investing: Quick Service Restaurants
Looking at the search trend for ‘iPhone’ we note a consistent trend in search spikes the same time each year when Apple releases their newest product line in September. One effective way to analyze the trend would be to compare the year over year spikes in searches during the month of September to gauge online interest … More Investing in the Apple Search Trend
According to the Financial Post, one of Canada’s largest retailers of Women’s Fashions is looking to raise $300 million in an IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange by selling 20 million shares. This has raised many eyebrows as this would be one of the largest IPO’s in recent months on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Women’s … More Aritzia IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange
Chipotle has definitely seen better days. Since its peak of $757 in 2015, the share price has been in a near free fall with revenues moving in the same negative direction. Partly to do with the onslaught of image damaging news related to Food Safety, Chipotle is now furiously trying to save its image. It … More Recovery for Chipotle?
INTRODUCTION/SEARCH TREND We first started coverage on the Pizza realm in November 2013, paying particular focus on Domino’s Pizza, Pizza Hut (Yum! Brands) and Papa Johns. Since this time, we’ve seen an appreciation in the stock price of 123%, 71% and 37% respectively. Not too shabby! While it may not be entirely evident how search trends … More Revisiting the Pizza Trend
INTRODUCTION Have you ever considered going on a hunt for treasure? Well apparently the best place to start is Alibaba’s Taobao website, literal meaning “searching for treasure website”. Once you’re done searching there, you may want to consider picking up some of Alibaba shares as it could prove to be a treasure trove in and … More Treasure Hunting with Alibaba