Just a follow up on a prior post related to the google search volume trend for “Twitter” and the relationship with it’ share price movements (Refer to prior post here). The search volume continues to confirm a decreasing trend. In fact, the last time search volume was this low was back in 2011!!: Now let’s compare … More Trend Investing: Twitter Update
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
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
[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*
Here is what Google Finance has to say about Benefit Focus Inc: A provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers, and brokers. The Benefitfocus platform provides an integrated suite of solutions that enables its employer and insurance carrier customers to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage, and exchange benefits information. The Company’s solutions … More Google Trends Stock Search: Benefitfocus Inc
Google Finance had the following to say about the company’s activities: Enables companies to engage and convert their customers online whether they are on a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Through its predictive algorithms, the Company delivers performance- based online display advertising on real-time consumer data. The Company serves more than 4,000 e-commerce companies across 37 … More Google Trends Stock Search: Criteo S.A.
[See here for a refresher on the applicability of forecasting unemployment rate movements using google trends.] With 10 days to go in the month of April, we have already seen searches for the term “Unemployment Benefits” surpass search volume levels for the same month last year. In fact, the search volume for the term has also outpaced … More April 2014: Unemployment Rate Predictions
Correlations are a very powerful statistical tool in the realm of finance and equity markets. Correlations can explain in a single value(correlation coefficient) to what degree that variable A will increase/decrease in the event that variable B has increased by say 50%. A perfectly positive correlation between variable A and B would have Variable A … More Looking for a Confirmation Indicator for the S&P 500? Look no further!
This is a follow up post to my original post on the applicability of using google trends to forecast movements in US Unemployment rate. (See here for a refresher.) Search volume for the term “Unemployment Benefits” during the month of March 2014 came in about 28% greater than the same period last year. This would … More March 2014 Unemployment Rate Predictions