Economists struggle to understand the ebb and flow of markets and attempt to find reasons why a market will expand and contract. Astrologers have better tools. They’re not perfect enough to depend on for day to day trading – there are too many variables. One’s own planetary cycles, the peculiarities of each individual company, the global atmosphere and how each individual nation is affected by planetary cycles. But what we can do is observe the larger planetary cycles to predict a general atmosphere of expansion and then contraction.
While Pluto was in Sagittarius the housing and financial markets expanded beyond recognition. The size of an average home went from 1800 to 2600 square feet, with a price to match. The stock markets in the US and elsewhere soared. Although Alan Greenspan (and I) warned of “irrational exuberance” – Greenspan because of a conservative view of economics, me because of Pluto in Sag – there was a feeling, fueled by the optimism of Sagittarius, that the economies of the world could continue to expand indefinitely. But the image shown here demonstrates the movement of markets according to the ebb and flow of optimism and pessimism, and this can be seen in observable astrological cycles.
Pluto moved into contracting Capricorn back in 2008 and we all know what happened next. Everyone was shocked but astrologers – we were ready. And we are sounding the warning again. As I said back in January in my talk on the Astrology of 2019, expansive Jupiter has been in its own sign of Sagittarius all year which has kept consumer confidence, and the confidence of economists, artificially inflated. Between May and July Saturn (restriction) and Pluto (destruction and regeneration) nearly collided, both […]