Below are this year's Titans' predictions in more detail:

 

Graham Gudgin (Cambridge) 

  Q4 '16Q1 '17Q2 '17Q3 '17
GDP 0.5 (-0.1) 0.3 (0.0) 0.4 (+0.1) 0.2 (-0.1)
Inflation 1.4 (+0.2) 3.0 (+0.9) 3.0 (+0.3) 4.1 (+1.3)
Unemployment 4.6 (-0.2) 4.6 (0.0) 4.7 (+0.3) 4.7 (0.0)
Interest Rates 0.3 (0.0) 0.5 (+0.25) 1.0 (+0.75) 1.3 (+1.0)
Average Earnings 2.9 (+0.3) 3.6 (+1.4) 3.2 (+1.2) 3.2 (0.0)
Gold Price High $1350 (+4 so far)

 

 

 

Vicky Pryce (LSE) 

  Q4 '16Q1 '17Q2 '17Q3 '17
GDP 0.3 (-0.3) 0.1 (-0.2) 0.2 (-0.1) 0.2 (-0.2)
Inflation 1.4 (+0.2) 2.5 (+0.4) 2.5 (-0.2) 2.4 (-0.4)
Unemployment 4.9 (+0.1) 5.1 (+0.5) 5.2 (+0.8) 5.2 (0.0)
Interest Rates 0.3 (0.0) 0.3 (0.0) 0.3 (0.0) 0.3 (0.0)
Average Earnings 2.1 (-0.5) 2.2 (0.0) 2.3 (+0.3) 2.3 (0.0)
Gold Price High $1950 (+604 so far)

 

 *Please note, Vicky's predictions were revised on 5/12/16, after the event.

 

Paul Ormerod (Oxford) 

  Q4 '16Q1 '17Q2 '17Q3 '17
GDP 0.7 (+0.1) 0.6 (+0.3) 0.6 (+0.3) 0.5 (+0.1)
Inflation 0.9 (-0.3) 1.3 (-0.8) 1.2 (-1.5) 1.2  (-1.6)
Unemployment 4.8 (0.0) 4.8 (+0.2) 4.8 (+0.4) 4.9 (0.0)
Interest Rates 0.3 (0.0) 0.3 (0.0) 0.5 (+0.25) 0.5 (+0.2)
Average Earnings 2.3 (-0.3) 2.0 (-0.2) 1.8 (-0.2) 1.7 (0.0)
Gold Price High $1525 (+179 so far)

 

 

Actual Data

  Q4 '16Q1 '17Q2 '17Q3 '17
GDP 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.4
Inflation 1.2 2.1 2.7 2.8
Unemployment 4.8 4.6 4.4 15/11/2017
Interest Rates 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Average Earnings 2.6 2.2 2 15/11/2017
Gold Price High $1346 (8th September)

 

(Dates indicate when they will be announced)

 

Average Forecast 

  Q4 '16Q1 '17Q2 '17Q3 '17
GDP 0.4
0.2
0.3
0.2
Inflation 1.2
1.4
2.5
2.8
Unemployment 4.8
5.0
5.1
5.1
Interest Rates 0.3
0.3
0.3
0.5
Average Earnings 2.0
1.8
1.6
1.8
Gold Price High $1450