China's stock market just had its worst month in six years – Quartz

June was an unusually cruel month for the Chinese stock markets—and yet, somehow, July outdid it.The Shanghai Composite benchmark index ended the month down 14.3%. That compares with June’s 7.3% loss. (To be fair, though, Chinese stocks peaked in mid-June, shedding 17.2% after June 12.)It was only in the last week or so that things got truly ugly. Until then, […]

Research Demonstrates that Google Predicts Stock Market Crashes …

A new research has come up with a method that automatically identifies the warning signs on search data on Google before subsequent stock market crashes.The research conducted by a team of researchers from Warwick Business School and Boston University shows that increases in searches for business and politics preceded falls in the stock market.Chester Curme, Research Fellow at Warwick Business […]