Podcasts

How to use Google search data to invest (podcast)

close

Email a Friend

How to use Google search data to invest (podcast)

In my book, Tradestream, I talk a lot about what I call “Co-lateral Research”.  This is information inherently non-financial in its nature that investors can use to make better investment decisions.

Take Amazon Sales Ranking, for example.  Amazon provides almost real-time ranking of its best selling items.  While Amazon won’t reveal exactly how many units of Apple’s ($AAPL) iPad it’s selling, investors can get a qualitative feel for how well products are moving.

Summary

UNC Professor Joey Engelberg has been studying another form of co-lateral research, Google search data.  He’s been studying search trends for stocks (ie $PCLN or $NFLX) as a way to measure investor attention.  Prof Engelberg has found a linkage between changes in search volume and subsequent moves in stock prices.  He joins us for this installment of Tradestreaming Radio.

We discuss

  • which particular stocks investors pay attention do during the trading day
  • the demand side of news and information for stocks
  • how Google search volume is correlated to stock pricing
  • a trading strategy that uses search volume to beat the market

Listen below

Resources:

 

0 comments on “How to use Google search data to invest (podcast)”

Payments, Podcasts

What’s Happening in Payments Ep. 7: Adyen’s Brian Dammeir on how to keep up with the shifting payments landscape

  • Brian Dammeir, president of North America at Adyen, joins host Ismail Umar on this week’s podcast.
  • He talks about his experiences at Adyen, the shift in consumer expectations across generations, and the role Adyen wants to play in the future of payments.
Ismail Umar | May 20, 2022
Modern Marketing, Podcasts

The Acquire Podcast Ep. 9: How Oxygen’s new debit loyalty program Elements is winning rebels and change makers

  • Oxygen’s SVP, head of business development and strategic partnerships Ryan Conway, and creative director Sani Gad join us on the Acquire Podcast.
  • ‘You name it, they tried it’ – including a hit summer tune with Megan Thee Stallion.
Rebecca Alma Cohen | May 17, 2022
Podcasts

The Banking Podcast Ep. 18: Faced with a bad market, will financial super-apps-in-the-making revert to what they’re good at?

  • In this episode of Tearsheet's Banking Podcast, your hosts Zack and Josh explore the impact bad markets will have on banking and fintech.
  • Also discussed: banks moving into BaaS models, BNPL regulation, and crypto mortgages.
Zachary Miller | May 16, 2022
Library, Podcasts, Sponsored

Case study: How Intuit’s newest upgrade of Mint helps consumers save on bills and subscriptions

  • In our latest case study, we spoke with Intuit Mint and ApexEdge about how they enable better money decisions and financial wellness.
  • Listen in or read through our conversation with Varun Krishna and Steven McKean about building and launching a partnership that takes PFM further.
Tearsheet Editors | May 16, 2022
Podcasts

The challenges and opportunities for stablecoins in traditional finance with Paxos’ Mike Coscetta

  • There's an acceptance that stablecoins will be the intersection between traditional finance and the new world of blockchain.
  • But is that right? We speak to Paxos' head of revenue, Mike Coscetta to learn more.
Zachary Miller | May 11, 2022
More Articles