The University of California-Riverside has launched an online prediction tool to measure how the weak U.S. economy influences people's online behavior. The "Web of Misery" is an online research project that invites people to predict how much traffic will increase to sites focused on topics surrounding economic distress, such as religion, guns, substance abuse and gambling.
Sufficiently Gloomy? Now the good news..There are more opportunties in a downturn then on the way up. You just have to know how to spot the patterns !
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