Saturday, November 7, 2015

Financial Astrology - November 9, 2015

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For the SP500, cycle-wise we are entering the 11th week of Primary cycle  1 cycle that started on Aug 24th.  This cycle is aka, the nominal 18 week with a range of 15 to 21 weeks. This is the chart we have been following for many months. The chart only includes the Primary cycle which started on August 24th and the estimate of it's end. See the blue line and dates on the chart. It is anticipated we will have a Primary cycle low between Nov 30, 2015 and Jan 15, 2016.

Since we are in the 11th week, with a dramatic move up, it appears we just had the 1/2 Primary top on Nov 3rd (i.e. crest for this Primary cycle). We Need to watch this level early in the week. Last weeks blog mentioned the Venus / Mars conjunction and that it had a history of occurring near Primary crests and troughs which occurred after the exact date.

Note we stopped near the Fib 88.6%. 88.6% is the square root of 78.6%. The market would normally go down but we have a strong Doji on Nov 6th which is often a signal for indecision. With all the central bank actions over the past months it is no wonder indecision is in the air. Libra is a Cardinal, Air sign.

This coming week we have Venus and Mars entering Libra, a cardinal point, and the North Node entering Virgo. Generally speaking Venus in Libra is often a move down in the markets. Give this +- a week. Venus enters Libra on Nov 8th. Libra covers foreign affairs, war as well as treaties. The North Node travels backwards through the Zodiac and therefore crosses the same Cardinal point at 0 degrees Libra. The North Node in Virgo represents fate or destiny and Virgo represents our service to the world, as well as, our daily routines and generally fixing things up.

Venus is in it's own sign here and should bring out peacemakers energy but watch out for self-indulgence by some over the next few weeks. Mars will bring energy to this Libra, martian possibly military energy. Libra is a dual sign and brings times when making decisions is difficult. Mars can supply the energy to make decisions but need a definite goal. Without one mars here can result in restlessness and fidgeting.

Mars is also the most often noted link to the nodes at the times of accidents, due almost exclusively to sudden careless actions. Confrontations are very likely to surface with this connection and there are typically increased mechanical breakdowns and malfunctions. Watch for increased military activity, terrorists and explosives.

This week Nov 10th is Fib 55 td's from the August 24th low. We often see changes in trend on Fib dates.

After this week we will enter a period where confusion and deceit should be prevalent. with Neptune turning direct in Pisces, the sign that it rules and the long forming Saturn / Neptune waning square. Not a good environment for Mars in Libra. Watch for adroit politicians here.

We should see a more severe move in the markets closer to the Saturn / Neptune square. As mentioned before, this is a very long term aspect. These need a trigger and there are 3 possible triggers close by.

Nov 18th, Neptune turns Direct
Nov 25th, Full Moon with the Sun within 3 degrees of Saturn
Nov 29th, Sun square Neptune and conjunct Saturn.

Looking at these Nov 30 could be a more important date.

Other longer term cycles that may be close to seeing their lows in the next couple of months are the 6.5 - 7 year cycle and the Kitchin cycle (40 months). I'm looking at the period from mid-December through Jan '16 as a potential time period for these cycles.

Kitchin cycle on the SP500 chart. This is a monthly chart. cycles may appear closer than when they actually due.

Other long term cycle due, including the 6.5 - 7 year.

Longer term cycles on a monthly chart of the DJIA.

The following weekly chart shows the 21 and 34 weekly moving averages and the fact price broke through both averages. We would expect the 21 week to start curling up and crossing the 34 week. We can't confirm the 4 year until this takes place. We could see a pull back before the 21 week crosses over the 34 week moving average.

From four weeks ago 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.

From now through to February 2016 Uranus and Pluto move closer together to the square which we wrote much about in 2014 and early in 2015. For new subscribers or anyone, use the search facility on the blog. Search for "Uranus square Pluto". We should mention Mars will go retrograde in January 2016 and add energy to the Uranus / Pluto square near the end of January.

Jupiter and Saturn are the business planets and Mars the planet giving energy to business activities.

On January 9, 2016 Jupiter turns retrograde and moves to form a square aspect with Saturn on March 23. This Jupiter-Saturn square aspect will be a prominent feature in the 2016 Sun cycle that commences March 20. We will cover cycle charts in the January report.

The third and final Jupiter-Saturn square, should be a sign for decreased business activity and lower profits is formed May 26, 2016.

On March 26, 2016 Saturn turns retrograde and moves to form a square aspect with Neptune on June 18, 2016. The third and final Saturn-Neptune square aspect reaches its peak power on September 10, 2016.

The first square in this series is Saturn square Neptune on Nov 26th, 2015. This is approximately a 36 year cycle so we are not forecasting for the day or week. This aspect needs a trigger and there two in November. This aspect is often present near times when there is a change in trend for interest rates or inflation. The writer, for example, had one of those frightening 21% mortgages in the early 1980's. This was the last time Saturn was in waning square to Neptune. The point is a change is triggered not that rates will be going up to 21% or anything near it. It can also be a period of sickness, suffering and money valuation problems.

There are 3 Mars conjunctions in 2016. Mars is conjunct Saturn August 24, 2016; Mars is conjunct Pluto October 19; and Mars is conjunct Neptune January 1, 2017.

Saturn square Neptune, Uranus square Pluto and these 3 Mars conjunctions are the outstanding influences on global affairs during 2016, but whatever happens will be triggered by events occurring in September, October and November 2015. Be forewarned.

Neptune is prominent particularly in the second half of November 2015. We've mentioned watching Jupiter and Neptune for swings in crude. We've also noted Neptune often brings illusion, delusion, lies, deceit and falsehood.

Neptune also rules water. This could be showing a lack of water or too much as would be the case in large storms.

At this point, following are the highs in the US indexes.

DJIA               May 19, 2015
DJTI               Nov 28, 2014
SP500             May 20, 2015
NYSE             May 21, 2015 
RUT               Jun 23, 2015
COMPQX      July 20, 2015

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. Saturn changed signs into Sagittarius on Sept 17th and will be there until Dec 20, 2017.

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 the August low be it?  The Saturn square Neptune aspect (light green squares) on the following chart are often found near changes in inflation and or interest rates.

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 15th week of the nominal 18 week cycle. It is quite possible Gold put in a Primary cycle crest on Oct 15th in which case we would be heading down into it's Primary cycle bottom. I sent out an Alert a couple of weeks ago to get out of Gold.

I'm looking at a trough between the week of Nov 9 to Nov 30. So this could be Nov 9 at the earliest and 1st week in December the latest.

The favorable employment rates in the US seem to have cleared a path for the FED to raise interest rates, thus the US$ increased relative to other currencies of countries who are still lowering rates or continue with QE. Commodities and Gold in particular were hit hard.

At the moment Nov 9, Nov 26 and Nov 30 look possible. All should have +- 3td's. With the rise in the US$ and it's effect on Gold could distort tyhe end of this Primary cycle.

On the following daily Gold chart notice Gold has broken down through two Venus price lines and sitting on a third. I'm expecting to get support at either a Venus (green) or Jupiter (blue) price line. Last week I mentioned if Gold broke through the Jupiter price line (blue) it could go down quickly. It did.  In the short term the decline in Gold may be overdone. I'm watching for a bounce early next week. Note the Commodity Channel Index at the bottom of the chart. Gold went through the -200 level and quickly bounced up. Although I'm looking for a Primary cycle low, I'm expecting the bigger move in Gold next year.

This coming week of Nov 2nd we should be entering the 11th week of a nominal 18 week cycle which started August 24th.

In the second half of November, Neptune will be highlighted as it changes to direct motion, Saturn squares Neptune and the Sun squares Neptune while conjunct Saturn. I expect crude to be quite volatile. With Neptune active to this degree I would also expect our old friends, illusion, delusion, lies, deceit and falsehoods to be apparent. If they ever left.

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  1. In relation to Gold, when you say "I'm expecting the bigger move in Gold next year", do you mean a bigger move down or up in Gold?

  2. Next year a bigger move up in Gold.
    I'm looking for a trough in November 2015 then up, but the bigger move should be next year.

  3. Fascinating! As a rookie trader, i'm very open to listen to diverse views in trading.
    What made you link astro.-trading in the first place? Have a great day

  4. I've been a student of Astrology since the late '70's. I first tried to relate the planetary movements to the markets in the early 90's but failed. I tried again in the late 90's and we've had success. It's not 100%, nothing is, but another useful tool in predicting the market movements.