IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
I am going to make a few changes to the competition for the second half of the year. The reason being that the predictions are becoming almost too predictable and with very little spread.
So with immediate effect I will not be publishing any forward looking analysis before the prediction deadline. Too many people now seem to be picking a figure within my analysis range, as you will see when I post the June predictions. I will still publish the analogue and other analysis but only after the deadline. Only the raw historic data will be published in advance.
The deadline for predictions is going to move back to the last day of the month with immediate effect. I will still allow predictions up to the 2nd of the following month but penalties will be reintroduced for predictions made after the end of the month. No exceptions. You don't need to wait for the thread to be opened as all predictions are by PM and can be made at any time. So there should be no excuses.