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Toll Index October 2017 – Jamaican growth

German GDP growth in the third quarter of 2017 came in at +.8% (season and calendar adjusted, +2.8% only with calendar adjustment) on a quarter on quarter basis. The Toll Index for October shows that growth continues as the outbound … Continue reading

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Toll-Index-September-2017: exceptional both in level and in trend

The Toll Index (based on fresh data just released by the German BAG)¬† shows that German border crossing heavy truck activity is coming out of a seasonal August deep in a very impressive fashion recording the best September ever. On … Continue reading

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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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