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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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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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Toll Index June 2017

Based on new data by the Bundesamt für Güterverkehr the Toll Index registers a strong showing for the month of June for the number of outbound heavy trucks on German highways. As we have just began the descend towards the … Continue reading

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#FrenchElections 2017 – A two-way fight on Google Search: Macron vs. Melenchon

The salience of the top 5 candidate as depicted by the 24 hour moving average of the hourly searches show a two way fight between Macron and Melenchon. Fillon is at striking distance and Le Pen fourth and not written … Continue reading

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