Google Search Terms Can Predict Stock Market

6:52 PM, Apr 29, 2013   |    comments
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Last week, the world saw U.S. stocks plummet when a fake tweet appeared on Twitter. According to a New York Times blog, the terms you search in Google can be used to predict if Dow Jones industrial average will rise, or fall the following week.

Alexander Yap with the Elon University School of Business joined Frank Mickens on WFMY News 2 at 6:00 to explain how search engines affect the stock market.

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