Noteworthy News – Google Domestic Trends
Google trends goes macro. Great for forecasters and market research.
If you think about the millions of searches conducted daily using Google, (GOOG) there is reason to believe you ought to be able to divine patterns or trends from the activity. If everyone is searching for a particular song for example, you might expect that artist to climb the charts. If searches are fast and furious for a digital camera, sales ought to correspondingly increase.
Take a look for yourself here.