Category Archives: Big Data

German Export in August and the Toll Index

German Exports in the month of August were announced today by Destatis. The data is still preliminary but it does suggest an increase of 7.2% with respect to August 2016. According to the German Press (for example finanzen.net) these results … Continue reading

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Galton’s Crowd forecasts #BTW2017 outcome better than Pollsters

Some time on Saturday September 23 2017 wahlrecht.de put up an elections prediction market which closed on Sunday September 24 2017 at 14:00 hrs, four hours before the voting stopped. A total of 4,144 people provided their guesses. How did … Continue reading

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Toll-Index-August-2017: German economy doing better than its politics

The Toll Index based on fresh data just released by the German BAG¬† shows a seasonally depressed number of outbound heavy truck vehicles which however represents a record month of August since the existence of the MAUT system. I expect … Continue reading

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Graph of the Day: #AfD in dystopian specter territory, #Btw17

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