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Google searches for food stamps, unemployment benefits pick back up

Yahoo Finance Live’s Brian Sozzi breaks down the stat of the day, which looks at consumer weakness searches on the rise.

Video Transcript

BRIAN SOZZI: Google search trends on consumer weakness related topics are back on the rise. As our Chart of the Day shows, you could see a pick up in searches in recent weeks for food stamps, food banks, and unemployment benefits. This comes as the economy continues to battle through high levels of inflation and more companies announced sweeping layoffs, notably in the tech sector.