Google Searches Linked to Stock Market Moves – Scientific American

Wanna know what the most popular movies, albums and video games are? Ask the internet. But don’t Google it. Check what other people Googled. That’s the theory behind Google Flu Trends—which crunches search data to forecast flu prevalence. With admittedly mixed results.Nevertheless, researchers have applied the idea to the stock market. They found that when searches related to business and […]