- What is the outlook for the Dollar/Rand exchange rate, based on pure fundamentals?
- How do I relate this economy to a simple business?
- To what extent does Gold affect on the South African economy and the Rand?
- How much does this economy need to rely on exports?
- Is South Africa actually keeping up with its trading partners?
- How much of the Rand currency market is trade-related?
- What is an exchange rate and why is it needed?
- What affects Rand movements?
- What is the outlook for the Rand (USD/ZAR) for the near, medium and long term?
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Rand Exposé - the Fundamental Truth (updated Quarterly)
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Are you also disgruntled with all you hear from economists and supposed experts who have been painting an outlook for the South African economy and the Rand, which has been dashed to pieces with the Rand's recent move, political instability, power outages and the like?
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We spill ALL the beans, and show you the nitty-gritty, giving you the lowdown on:
- What the South African Rand's true value is, based on 3 different collaborations of data..
- How competitive South Africa actually is compared to its trading partners..
- Whether a 3% to 6% target inflation rate is realistic..
- How to analyze an economy like a business..
- Whether direct foreign investment is all its made out to be..
- Whether South Africa is still a commodity-based economy..
- What danger signals we were looking out for, and what has happened..
- Why the Rand doesn't move in line with trade-competitive fundamentals..
- Where you can expect the Rand to move to in the future..
- ..AND how you can profit handsomely in future by knowing this..
This information, together with the Daily Forecasts, has made the world of difference to our ability to understand the Rand better and take advantage of its fluctuations.
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The Rand and Sense Free Monthly Newsletter
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Register for free and receive our newsletter (issued at least once monthly), where we give an overview of the Rand, together with an article of special interest in each issue, covering subjects that affect this economy, the forex market in general, and the unfolding global financial crisis.
You will also get access to all historical issues, listed below - a goldmine of information in itself:
Rand & Sense - 14 Jul 2010 - Deflation vs Inflation Dollar and JSE Update
Rand & Sense - 15 Jun 2010 - Dollar and Euro Outlook Deflation Looms
Rand & Sense - 30 Apr 2010 - Dow Jones and JSE Alert
Rand & Sense - 30 Mar 2010 - Unexpected Bullish Dollar and Real Estate
Rand & Sense - 29 Jan 2010 - Bears Take Over Dow and JSE
Rand & Sense - 22 Dec 2009 - Trend Changes for Gold Euro and Dollar
Rand & Sense - 30 Nov 2009 - Tide Is Turning for Gold and Dollar
Rand & Sense - 22 Oct 2009 - The Euro and Dow are Peaking
Rand & Sense - 28 Sep 2009 - Real Estate Has Bottomed OR has it?
Rand & Sense - 13 Aug 2009 - Is the Global Recession Over?
Rand & Sense - 21 Jul 2009 - Oil on the Skids
Rand & Sense - 12 Jun 2009 - Watch the Dollar
Rand & Sense - 28 May 2009 - The Rand US Debt Spiral and Recession
Rand & Sense - 24 Mar 2009 - The Cause and Extent of the Credit Crisis
Rand & Sense - 09 Feb 2009 - Where to the JSE and South African Economy?
Rand & Sense - 19 Jan 2009 - Rand and Dow Outlook Plus Bailout Shocker
Rand & Sense - 09 Dec 2008 - Rand Expose Review
Rand & Sense - 19 Nov 2008 - Deflation Looms, Dollar is King
Rand & Sense - 21 Oct 2008 - Rand Hammered, Credit Crisis & House Price Update
Rand & Sense - 30 Sep 2008 - Global Depression Looms
Rand & Sense - 17 Sep 2008 - Global Meltdown in Progress
Rand & Sense - 01 Sep 2008 - Trade Balance Improves Then Falls Again
Rand & Sense - 20 Aug 2008 - Euro in Multi year Bear Trend
Rand & Sense - 05 Aug 2008 - Updated Outlook For Rand and Gold
Rand & Sense - 04 Jul 2008 - Predicting a Top on Oil
Rand & Sense - 26 Jun 2008 - SARB 1Q2008 Bulletin Review
Rand & Sense - 11 Jun 2008 - Housing Slump and Interest Rates
Rand & Sense - 27 May 2008 - Inflation Targets and Interest Rates
Rand & Sense - 19 May 2008 - Is Current Account Deficit Funded
Rand & Sense - 09 May 2008 - Trade Balance Still Deteriorating
Rand & Sense - 24 Apr 2008 - Euro Alert Has it Topped Out
Rand & Sense - 18 Apr 2008 - Eskom and SA Energy Crisis
Rand & Sense - 04 Apr 2008 - Housing Bubbles Bursting
Rand & Sense - 28 Mar 2008 - Subprime Credit Crisis Continues
Rand & Sense - 20 Mar 2008 - Gold Tops Out and 4Q2007 Bulletin Review
Rand & Sense - 14 Mar 2008 - Rand Exposé - the Fundamental Truth!
Rand & Sense - 29 Feb 2008 - Gold Alert! Is $1000 on the Cards?
Rand & Sense - 19 Feb 2008 - SA Loses Its Gold Crown!
Rand & Sense - 11 Feb 2008 - Rand Fundamentals Start To Bite
Rand & Sense - 30 Jan 2008 - Outlook for the Dollar and Euro
Rand & Sense - 18 Jan 2008 - Is Gold Heading for the Moon
Rand & Sense - 13 Dec 2007 - SARB 3Q2007 Bulletin Review
Rand & Sense - 06 Dec 2007 - Record October Trade Deficit
Rand & Sense - 30 Nov 2007 - November Rand Fundamentals
Rand & Sense - 23 Nov 2007 - Update on the Euro
Rand & Sense - 08 Nov 2007 - Global Forex Market Turnover Up 71pc
Rand & Sense - 02 Nov 2007 - Outlook for Gold
Rand & Sense - 19 Oct 2007 - The South African Credit Bubble
Rand & Sense - 11 Oct 2007 - Is 3pc to 6pc Inflation Target Realistic
Rand & Sense - 04 Oct 2007 - August Trade Deficit Shocker
Rand & Sense - 27 Sep 2007 - Commitment of Traders Update
Rand & Sense - 20 Sep 2007 - Where To Now On The Euro?
Rand & Sense - 13 Sep 2007 - 2Q2007 Quarterly Bulletin Review
Rand & Sense - 06 Sep 2007 - Subprime Woes Far From Over
Rand & Sense - 30 Aug 2007 - August 2007 Rand Fundamental View
Rand & Sense - 22 Aug 2007 - Risky Yen Carry Trade Explained
Rand & Sense - 15 Aug 2007 - SARB Rates Announcement Contrarian View
Rand & Sense - 08 Aug 2007 - US Subprime Mortgage Meltdown
Rand & Sense - 02 Aug 2007 - Rand Jumps and Trade Account Update
Rand & Sense - 25 Jul 2007 - Harvard Group Urges Policy Change
Rand & Sense - 13 Jul 2007 - Update on the Euro
Rand & Sense - 06 Jul 2007 - Is 5% Domestic Growth Sustainable
Rand & Sense - 29 Jun 2007 - 1Q 2007 Quarterly Bulletin Review
Rand & Sense - 22 Jun 2007 - Yield-X Rand Futures Launched
Rand & Sense - 15 Jun 2007 - Currency Nicknames Deciphered
Rand & Sense - 07 Jun 2007 - Euro Changes from Bull to Bear
Rand & Sense - 01 Jun 2007 - Latest Rand Fundamental View
Rand & Sense - 25 May 2007 - SA Still the Top Gold Producer..Only Just
Rand & Sense - 17 May 2007 - Commitment of Traders and the Dollar
Rand & Sense - 10 May 2007 - Tito Talks the Rand
Rand & Sense - 04 May 2007 - Is the US Dollar in Freefall?
Rand & Sense - 19 Apr 2007 - Is Growth in Real Estate for Ever?
Rand & Sense - 11 Apr 2007 - Is a Current Account Deficit Good News?
Rand & Sense - 30 Mar 2007 - February Trade Deficit Improves
Rand & Sense - 23 Mar 2007 - 4th Qtr 2006 Current Account Shocker
Rand & Sense - 14 Mar 2007 - January Trade Deficit Analyzed
Rand & Sense - 08 Mar 2007 - Trading the Rand
Rand & Sense - 01 Mar 2007 - Rand Fundamentals Expanded
Rand & Sense - 22 Feb 2007 - Gold Mining Profit History
Rand & Sense - 14 Feb 2007 - Government Sense and Elliott Research Leap
Rand & Sense - 07 Feb 2007 - Is December Trade Surplus Good News?
Rand & Sense - 31 Jan 2007 - Gold Boom and Export Volumes
Rand & Sense - 24 Jan 2007 - Euro Update and Next Trade Deficit
Rand & Sense - 22 Dec 2006 - Year Past and Ahead
Rand & Sense - 14 Dec 2006 - Is The Dollars Future Bleak?
Rand & Sense - 04 Dec 2006 - Massive October Trade Deficit
Rand & Sense - 28 Nov 2006 - Rand Volatility and Triggers
Rand & Sense - 20 Nov 2006 - November Rand Fundamentals
Rand & Sense - 14 Nov 2006 - Is SA Still the Largest Gold Producer?
Rand & Sense - 06 Nov 2006 - What is an Exchange Rate?
Rand & Sense - 31 Oct 2006 - List of Currency Codes
Rand & Sense - 23 Oct 2006 - The Global Forex Market Composition
Rand & Sense - 09 Oct 2006 - Foreign Direct Investment Good or Bad?
Rand & Sense - 02 Oct 2006 - More Bad Trade Figures
Rand & Sense - 26 Sep 2006 - Quarterly Bulletin Review
Rand & Sense - 18 Sep 2006 - Has Tito Seen The Light?
Rand & Sense - 11 Sep 2006 - Is Gold Such A Factor?
Rand & Sense - 04 Sep 2006 - Record July Trade Deficit
Rand & Sense - 28 Aug 2006 - August Rand Report
Rand & Sense - 21 Aug 2006 - A Simplistic View Of Economics
Rand & Sense - 14 Aug 2006 - Fibonacci Is All Around Us
Rand & Sense - 07 Aug 2006 - Rand Currency Market Facts
Rand & Sense - 31 Jul 2006 - Foreign Currency Market Facts
Rand & Sense - 24 Jul 2006 - Currency Terminology
Bonus eBooks Your Bonuses with any Subscription Package
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Bonus #1 - "How To Turn Forecasts Into Profits"
Firstly, just for registering on our site to receive our newsletter and other free goodies, we will give you this valuable eBook, which will show you how to use our valuable forecasts to profit from trading in the forex market, whether as a trader, investor or for export or import purposes.
Then, with any of our subscription options for our Rand Forecast service, we throw in these two bonus eBooks, worth manifold times a monthly subscription in themselves.
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Are you often confused with terminology used when handling your forex trading decisions? Not sure of how to speak the bank's lingo? Unsure if there are some trading arrangements that could suit you better?
This eBook will provide you with a general understanding of the currency market and its workings, the important players in this market (especially the Rand market), market mechanics and symbol conventions, together with a basic glossary of terms used in forex pricing, trading and types of contracts (explaining terms such as Ask, Bid, Pips, Spread, Margin, Short, Long, Stop Loss, Stop Order, Spot, TOM, and FECs), so that you have all you need at your disposal to handle your Rand trading decisions with greater confidence.
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