Saturday, October 10, 2015

Financial Astrology - October 12, 2015

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For the SP500, cycle-wise we are entering the 14th week of Primary cycle  1 cycle that started on July 7th.  This cycle is aka, the nominal 18 week with a range of 15 to 21 weeks.

The next time band for a nominal 18 week (Primary) cycle trough is noted on the second chart of the SP500 below and is from Oct 19 through Dec 1st 2015. The 50 week and 4 year cycles may have seen their troughs at the Aug 24th lows but this is not definite. Other longer term cycles that are close to seeing their lows are the 7 year cycle and the Kitchin cycle (40 months)

I'm looking at Oct 12th (+- 3 tds) as being the start of a move down and the week of Oct 19 (+- 3 tds) as recording a low.

If the markets do not go down next week, the move down and the trough could both occur during the week of Oct 19th.

As this primary cycle started on July 7 and at this point made a crest on July 20th it is a very left translated and therefore quite bearish. I don't expect the high will be taken out during this nominal 18 week cycle.

The low at August 25th was either a nominal 6 week cycle trough which was 7 weeks along or a 1/2 primary cycle trough. It could quite possibly be the 50 week cycle low and also possible is the 4 year low. This is very important, although I suspect we'll see it over the next few weeks at a deeper level.

From last weeks blog; "If it was a 4 year cycle low the markets should be bullish."
They've been bullish since Sept 29th 2 days after the Lunar eclipse.

The Sun has entered Libra, a Cardinal, Air sign and this time of the year has a strong history of sharp moves down in the US indices. September's sharp move could have been it this year, but I think we have another in front of us.

On Friday Oct 2nd we had a very negative jobs report in the US. On this news the markets did not tank, they shot up. Increased unemployment is going to prevent the FED from increasing rates thus stocks can continue the trend where companies get money cheap, and buy-back stocks and get a higher return than the loan. We have the same situation with top management receiving cheap loans and buy their company stock driving up prices. Similarly Gold and Crude moved up big with the knowledge the US$ won't go up due to an increase in rates. Also, companies will be able to sell more product abroad with a lower US$.

So the economy has not increased and the majority seem to be looking for no FED rate increase this year after this jobs report.

In our work we see two time periods coming up where we could get a significant pullback. Subscribers have the dates.

We just had Pluto turning direct on Sept 26th and early October we have a number of transits to Pluto.

The reason this is important is that transiting Pluto has just turned direct and is opposing the Sun in the natal U.S.A. chart. For Astrologers this is using the Sagittarius rising chart. Transiting Pluto is also squaring the natal Saturn in the U.S.A. chart as well. This is creating a powerful T-square between transiting Pluto and the natal US Sun and Saturn. These aspects will be in orb well into 2016. This may not be a great time to live in the US. Pluto will force a change in the status quo and the future is very much dependent how change is handled.

Pluto is all about transformation that will happen or be forced to happen. It is about the end of the status quo possibly in a violent way.

It is about extremes and the use or mis-use of power, including nuclear energy. In Capricorn this can stand for the people rebelling against the establishment or the "powers that be" using their power to control the people. Such control is often accomplished through fear.

Pluto energies and their effect on the USA will be emphasized during transits to Pluto. This coming week we have Jupiter waning trine Pluto on Oct 11, Mars waning trine Pluto on Oct 15. Oct 15th could be interesting as it also has the Sun sesquisquare Neptune which is often found near market turns +- 3 tds. There are other dates coming up.

Due to retrograde / direct motion (Pluto turns Direct and Mercury turning Retrograde) Mercury (the messenger) will square Pluto three times with the last one coming on October 22nd, a rare occurrence.

This is the first time Pluto has opposed the US Sun ever. Pluto moves very slowly. The Pluto / US Sun opposition has been going on since early February 2014. It should be noted, some countries that have experienced this aspect have gone through periods of massive change. This can best be described as a period of creative destruction where things are broken down in order to build up a new more functional and effective base. If you live in the U.S. this period will continue for a number of months, well into 2016.

Perhaps the US market gyrations are symptom of this Pluto transit as well. If we look back at when Pluto was conjunct the natal U.S. Sun it was the roaring twenties, before the collapse. That was the conjunction and we are now experiencing the Pluto / Sun opposition. Pluto is about change but with an opposition the change may come from the U.S. allies or enemies.

Following is a monthly chart of the SP500 with the 7 year cycle on it. The red bars near the bottom of the cycle indicator show time period that the 7 year cycle is estimated to hit it's trough. Due to the influence of other long term cycles I'm looking at December 2015 / January 2016 as a period of time for the 7 year cycle low.

On the following daily chart I've noted the time period to look for a trough for this nominal 18 week cycle. Also note, after the sharp move down in August the bounce was running out of steam until Oct 2nd when the poor employment report came out.

Remember we could have already had the 4 year trough on August 25th. Again, I think it's in front of us.

On the following chart which is the average longitude of the planets Mars through Pluto
(blue lines) converted to price. Price has fallen through a number of average price lines.

Note the other recent OPEX dates (red circle). They have been at highs then down. The next OPEX date is Oct 16th. The blue midpoint lines are acting as resistance for the SP500. The next blue midpoint line is currently at 2031 for the SP500.

At this point, following are the highs in the US indexes. Also noted are the dates the 50 day simple moving average crossed the 200 day sma, the so-called death cross.

DJIA               May 19, 2015 50 day sma crossed below the 200 day sma on Aug 11th
DJTI               Nov 28, 2014 50 day sma crossed below the 200 day sma on May 26th
SP500             May 20, 2015 50 day sma crossed below the 200 day sma on Aug 27
NYSE             May 21, 2015  50 day sma crossed below the 200 day sma on Aug 11th
RUT               Jun 23, 2015 50 day sma crossed below the 200 day sma on Sept 1st
COMPQX      July 20, 2015 50 day sma crossed below the 200 day sma on Sept 25td

Some of the biggest moves in the US markets have occurred when Saturn is in mutable signs. The mutable signs are Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces. As mentioned above Saturn will be entering Sagittarius this month.

And one more showing the geocentric Jupiter / Saturn square (red squares) including the following note (Every pass of the waning square between Jupiter and Saturn that has been a 3 pass has resulted in a longer term cycle unfolding between the first and last passages). Could this forming low be it?  There is more useful information on this chart, reserved for subscribers.

In Summary
So subscribers had the September 17th and 25th dates well in advance. In fact, subscribers get a 6 month list of potential turn dates when they register. If they look back at this list I had September 16th as the CIT date (Change In Trend). This list of dates was done in May of 2015. This is the power of Astrology. One can forecast important dates months or even years in advance. This list also had August 18th, the start of the severe move down.

As an example I'm looking at the period around Nov 26th as being very difficult. This may effect crude or the countries producing crude. That includes the U.S.

Subscribers have dates where bigger moves are expected. Expect volatility and keep in mind the comments made above about Pluto and the United States natal Sun.

One of the potent aspects coming up is Mars conjunct Jupiter on October 17th. Among other things, Mars stands for war and Jupiter the financial sector. This could stand for a currency war, aggression towards banks, sudden changes to the financial sector. This aspect has a history of occurring near trend changes in the Primary cycle. This aspect has had an effect on Gold and Crude in the past. See comments below.

Jupiter also stands for religion and the activities in the mid-East are a perfect description of Mars / Jupiter aspects, "war against religion".

Looking forward 2 days, around Oct 19 we have had in our radar for some time and maybe prime for a nominal 18 week cycle trough in the 15th week. Before we get there I suspect volatility in many markets.

Following are a few of the strong aspects occurring this week. Note they are 3 days in a row,.

Sun sesquisquare Neptune Oct 15th
Venus opposing Neptune Oct 16
Mars conjunct Jupiter Oct 17th

Watch the dates from Oct 15 through Oct 19 for a move in the SP500 and probably a number of broad market indices. I'm looking for a move down.

Watch this coming week, particularly Oct 12th, and the first half of the next week for explosions and attacks that are stronger than the norm.

Gold put in a  Primary cycle   1 trough on July 24th. This could turn out to be a very important low.

We are entering the 12th week of the nominal 18 week cycle. It appears we have put in the nominal 6 week cycle trough on Sept 11th. If so Gold should be bullish here. There is much confusion in the financial markets and I expect Gold to reflect this confusion as well. At a minimum we wanted to see Gold break above it's down sloping trend line from Jan 22, 2014 (light blue on the following chart) which it has.

That trend line is currently at 1139. A move below this trend line would be a bearish indicator. Any move above 1169.80 on a daily closing basis should be viewed as bullish as it would change the current Primary cycle from left translated to right translated. There are also a number of volatile aspects.

With the currency wars heating up Gold should benefit. We need to see more price action for PM's over the next few weeks. Gold often puts in a low while Jupiter moves through Virgo. Jupiter entered Virgo on August 11th and will be there until Sept 9, 2016.

Besides the 18 week cycle there are a number of longer term cycles due and potent aspects which have a history of turns in precious metals. I was looking at the period around November 26th for a change in trend. Gold also often changes trend close to Mercury turning direct which is, Oct 9th. There are also a number of potent Astrological aspects that point to volatility but not the direction. The next two weeks should be volatile in many markets.

There is one aspect coming up, Mars conjunct Jupiter on Oct 17th which should mark a turn down in Gold, if Gold has not already moved down. Give this aspect and date +- 2 td's.

On the following daily Gold chart notice Gold bounced off the heliocentric Venus price line (green) on Oct 2nd and has moved up through the heliocentric Jupiter price lines (blue). Watch for either this move to continue or Gold moves below 1147 which is the current heliocentric Jupiter price line. This would be bearish.

This coming week of Oct 12th we should be entering the 8th week of a nominal 18 week cycle which started August 24th.

I've mentioned a number of times to watch dates near Neptune or Jupiter aspects and the Sun was conjunct Jupiter on Aug 26th. The Sun opposed Neptune on August 31. The move up in crude this week has changed the current nominal 18 week cycle from being left translated to right translated. This is bullish if we stay above current levels.

There are a number of potent aspects to Jupiter and Neptune in the month of October and I therefore expect crude to be quite volatile.

For example

Mars opposing Neptune on Oct 6th
Jupiter trine Pluto on Oct 11th.
Sun sesquisquare Neptune Oct 15th
Venus opposing Neptune Oct 16
Mars conjunct Jupiter Oct 17th

Give each +- 2 td's (trading days).
This could be a very important but confusing week in many markets with the emphasis on Neptune. Remember Neptune, illusion, delusion, lies and deceit. Sounds like a politician. Crude in particular could see some wild swings.

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