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

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*

Google Trends Stock Search: Benefitfocus Inc

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 Trends Stock Search: Criteo S.A.

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.

Looking for a Confirmation Indicator for the S&P 500? Look no further!

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!

How Google Trends Can Predict U.S. Unemployment Rate Movements

An interesting Forbes article that was released back in 2010 discusses how Google Search Volume for the term “Jobs” was an effective predictor of U.S. Unemployment rate movements. (See here for the article in question.) I can imagine that at the time the Forbes article was released that the term “Jobs” was effective at determining changes … More How Google Trends Can Predict U.S. Unemployment Rate Movements