Global: Nov 17 – Dec 2, 2016 (esp. Nov 23-25, 2016), then Mar 23 – Apr 7, 2017 (esp. Mar 30-31, 2017), and finally Jul 28 – Aug 11, 2017 (esp. Aug 3-4, 2017) — larger than usual market moves and a significant reversal (probably from a MAX reached around peak days of Nov 23-24, 2016 as well as Mar 30-31, 2017 and Aug 3-4, 2017 to down in the days following the respective peak days). Increased focus on legal issues, lawyers, power struggles (over legal issues) or ethical problems due to hidden issues, spying, secrets, taxes, and/or [life] insurance. Additionally, there may be increased focus on taxes, loans, insurance, nuclear power, recycling plants, birth control, reproductive issues, end-of-life issues (e.g., is assisted suicide legal), and businesses that deal with trash disposal — these too may begin to undergo significant changes due to some laws or expansion. Some issue(s) related to the areas above may reach a critical mass and an intervention may be necessary to fix it. Or, there may be a major agreement/deal/law/legal decision that affects related matters for months to come — for ex., a law is passed on how to handle recycling of certain types of radioactive trash, nuclear plant may be sued, or, a legal ruling is passed on how to deal with spies or entities who handle secrets.
At the same times, there may be increased news about large-scale or long-term government projects — projects that involve cooperation/partnerships may undergo significant changes, new partnerships/agreements may run into push back from the government(s), and/or such partnerships will pressure government(s). There may be increased focus on improving old structures (buildings and infrastructure like bridges and tunnels; structures may be related to nuclear power generation) — either through massive expansive projects that aim to improve them, or, because something breaks (e.g., due to massive earthquakes or old age). Finally, projects/businesses related to mining, construction, minerals, metals (esp. steel), rocks, sculpture, etc. may undergo some major changes — they may hear about expansion and new opportunities, although these may come with some caveat (e.g., wrong timing, excessive optimism that leads to overspending, too much pressure that leads to something breaking, etc.).
Global: Sep 2015 — Dec 2017: Focus on oil, water, drugs, lies, religion, higher education, immigration, foreign connections, and long distance travel with a new sober/realistic perspective — the mood may be that these areas got out of hand, went over board, and need discipline/restrictions/regulation. Immigration control, control of religious ceremonies, structured approach to higher education, limitation on foreign currencies/connections/long distance travel, etc. This new perspective will strengthen over upcoming months and will remain till about the end of 2017.
USA: June 1 – Aug 28, 2016 (esp. June 24 – July 15; Aug 15 – Sep 5) and then March 22 – April 27, 2017 (esp. Apr 6-14) — Stressful news about communication/transportation businesses, aerospace projects/businesses (incl. airlines), electric power companies, electric car companies, IT businesses, and telecoms. The news may be about something braking, reaching a tension point, or about a breakthrough of some sort. Innovations are possible as well but they may not be immediately accepted or come as a solution to a problem (e.g., some emergency situation requires a unique approach to be fixed, so some company quickly comes up with a breakthrough solution). The issue will likely be domestic and may be related to real estate, food, security/safety, women’s issues, and/or banks’ capital. Disruptions in travel are more likely at this time as well (esp. by airplane or car) due to the increased potential for energy outages, electric system malfunctions, and accidents. There may be a related announcement on July 15, 2016. Also, issues that first pop up in June-July 2016 (Tesla accident with the driver using autopilot comes to mind) will likely have a follow up action/review in Aug-Sep 2016 and will be finally resolved/addressed in Apr 2017.
China: 2018 will be a very important year — likely, the country will achieve significant success/profits and enhance its status on the world arena. Also likely are changes in participation in various organizations and one-on-one agreements/partnerships, as well as major developments in healthcare/medicine, secret programs, programs related to religion/spirituality/beliefs, chemicals, movies, music, travel/transportation, and education.
China: 2018-2020 (esp. 2019) — major reform(s) in the following areas: pharmaceuticals, healthcare, treatment of elderly (end-of-life care), prisons, religion, chemicals, beverage industry, movie industry, oil industry (or businesses related to power generation in general, such as nuclear power plants), recycling industry, and any industries that rely on hidden activities (e.g., hacking) or on dissolving borders between larger groups/categories (e.g., creating hybrids, removing separation between bodies of water, developing new powerful chemical mixtures [possibly for nuclear power generation], developing new drugs that expand consciousness, blending modern and traditional medicine, etc.).
OIL: Given the relatively big drop in oil prices following the OPEC’s meeting on Dec 4, 2015, it looks like the exact Neptune/Saturn square (1st of the 3 exact transits) in the early Dec produced an intermediate MAX/TOP reversal point. I was expecting oil prices to hit a LOW in Nov/Dec (Oil prices fluctuations and Neptune-Saturn cycle: Financial astrology insights), but was also expecting a significant up move shortly after the exact transit. It now looks like there may be a slow gradual rise instead or possibly even a slight drop till the final 3rd exact square in Sep 2016. I would wait until after the final exact square next Sep to see a major upward jump.
With the Neptune/Saturn aspect slowly separating from the exact square through March 25, 2016, the down influence on oil will gradually lessen. Starting from the end of March, the two planets will slowly move toward another precise square due in June. So, Jan-Apr 2016 may see the prices rebound somewhat. Then, starting as early as May 2016 (or even late April) and especially in the summer through Sep of 2016 (with Aug 22 to Sep 23 being quite significant), we may see a major turmoil related to oil [production/sales/distribution/etc.] and a serious price depression. The 2nd of the 3 “exact” Saturn/Neptune squares will occur around Jun 17, 2016. A few weeks before/after that date should see significant events and market moves related to oil (esp., June 3-6, 8, 16-17, 19-21, 29-30). While an OPEC meeting is set for June 4, June 17 looks like a likely date for some important OPEC announcement.
Once Neptune/Saturn square begins to separate for good in the fall of 2016, there should be a major price reversal in Sep or Oct 2016 (I believe from a BOTTOM/LOW to up) followed by a multi-year recovery (or at least a steady multi-year trend in the same direction; I believe it will be up). Two/three weeks before/after September 9, 2016, the time of the last exact Saturn/Neptune square, will likely be especially significant (esp. Aug 21-26; Sep 1, 9-10, 12-13, 18, 30; Oct 3-5, 10-12, 15-18). After that, I would look at the conjunction of Saturn and Neptune (2025-26; esp. late Jan-Feb 2026) for the next big top/bottom of the oil prices with related geopolitical turmoil. At that time, Neptune will also be leaving its own sign, Pisces, which will make that time period even more significant wrt oil prices and anything related to Neptune, including chemicals (esp. chemical weapons or weapons that work through affecting mind/mood/etc.), drugs/pharmaceuticals (esp. drugs used as weapons), water, spirituality, etc.
Given that Neptune also rules chemicals, alcohol, beverages, pharmaceuticals, navy, water, drugs, poisons, pollution (of water or with chemicals), music, movies, photography, spirituality, healing (with drugs or through alternative approaches), etc., and that Saturn rules big corporations and governments, businesses related to the areas above (esp. large corporations or governmental entities) will experience major changes in their structure, profit schemes, popularity of their products, and/or manufacturing technologies around the same times. For ex., the Dow Chemical and DuPont merger is a good representation of the Neptune/Saturn square —> Neptune=chemicals, Saturn=large corporations, square=forcibly breaking an old pattern. I expect we may hear more about other Neptunian businesses or products undergoing major changes as well around the times of hard Neptune/Saturn aspects (e.g., summer-Sep 2016, and then in 2025-26).
Global: Continuing, though diminishing, focus on businesses, products, and events related to oil, chemicals, alcohol, beverages, pharmaceuticals, navy, water, drugs, poisons, pollution, contagious diseases, music, movies, photography, spirituality, healing, prisons, elderly care, and death (e.g., rights to facilitated suicide, life insurance, etc.), etc. The news will likely be stressful and/or about businesses undergoing significant changes, especially wrt leadership, structure, and boundaries/area of influence (e.g., restructuring, closures, introducing limitations, lowering expectations, endings, delays, confusion, losses, breakups, and mergers).
Global: Favorable time for entering into long-term international agreements/partnerships and initiating large-scale international projects related to transportation, shipping, higher education, and/or immigration. In the upcoming weeks, these developments will also likely lead to long-term projects related to military, IT, telecoms, aerospace, electric devices, electric cars, electricity generation, etc. Themes of immigration, international collaboration, long-distance transportation, aerospace, electricity, internet, IT, and some high tech engineering will become prominent in the upcoming weeks with focus on long-term or large-scale initiatives. Some new alliances may be in the making and some old partnerships may unexpectedly break up. This process [of partnering and starting new projects or breaking up old agreements] will receive more and more attention over the next several months.
Long-term projects initiated at this time in the areas above (aerospace, electricity generation, etc.) will likely be more successful than usual and/or have long-lasting effects. We may hear about innovations or exciting projects in these areas. These projects may affect international relationships, involve international partners, or result from changes in international relationships. Also, they may be very high tech but still practical and “doable” — some new technology may be successfully implemented. There will likely be major surprises about partnerships and unexpected contracts. Some businesses or projects in the related areas (e.g., electric cars, airplanes, telecoms, satellites, IT, etc.) may receive unexpectedly large support, or, be abruptly cancelled. The reason may be international developments (mostly related to immigration and travel) or values (e.g., religious beliefs or moral considerations). This week, this influence will be the strongest on Dec 22-23.
DEC 19, 2016 (MON): Medium influence; market may possibly go down (55%).
USA: Dec 19-21— Minor concerns about the banks, financial organizations, and/or the country’s earnings (esp. from sales) or savings. The concerns could be due to lower than expected sales, slower trade, problems with shipping or agreements. Advertisements or media coverage may not be paying off or some report may contain data that are worse than expected.
China: Dec 19-21— Minor concerns about the banks, financial organizations, the country’s earnings (esp. from sales), savings, or investments (esp. in media, shipping, and communication businesses). The concerns could be due to problematic agreements, confusion, deception, poor communication, or misunderstanding. Some hidden issues or secretive behaviors may undermine investment deals (due to lack of trust). Increased news about negotiations related to oil, navy, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and movies.
DEC 20, 2016 (TUE): Medium influence; market may possibly go up (55-60%).
China: Dec 20-21— Increased likelihood of positive news (e.g., increased profits or successful deals) about the banks, financial organizations, the country’s earnings, savings, or investments. The reason for the good news will likely be some new initiative or a new direction in which the country decides to take businesses related to the areas above. This new direction could upset partners and anger enemies because China will focus more on what is beneficial for itself and ignoring partners/enemies. Topics related to military, weapons, retail sales, and communication/transportation businesses may receive greater than usual attention — the country may have new vision/goals about benefiting from these areas (e.g., weapons sales or transportation).
DEC 21, 2016 (WED): Medium influence; market may possibly go up (60-65%).
China: Dec 21-22— Increased focus on the country’s status in the world, being an authority in some area, investments/loans, and new goals/vision for earnings. There may be power struggles with partners/enemies who may not like the country’s new goals. China’s focus will be more on its own profits and comfort even if comes at the expense of some partnership agreements (esp. related to investments, loans, nuclear power, and military).
DEC 22, 2016 (TH): Medium-strong influence; market may possibly go up (65%). During pre-open hours and in the early morning — increased potential for announcements of important long-term projects in IT, aerospace, electricity generation, etc. (see weekly overview above). The announcement may focus on the new exciting partnerships or unexpected changes in the old partnerships/agreements (e.g., something splits to improve earning potential; new partners make radical decisions; some IT, aerospace, electricity-etc.-related project/product turns out to be incredibly successful; etc.) These announcements/projects will probably generate a lot of excitement on Dec 22-23. Projects announced at this time related to the industries listed in the weekly overview (IT, telecoms, aerospace, etc.) will likely be successful and profitable, as they will be both innovative and receive [international and scientific] support to be implemented.
DEC 23, 2016 (FR): Strong influence; market may possibly go up (65%).
USA: Increased focus on earnings, profits, partnership agreements, healthcare, and workforce. There may be positive news (e.g., about employment). At least, some issue will be highlighted and a solution will be offered that will be perceived favorably. We may hear about new plans/initiatives aimed at taking the lead in some area and to increase profits through bilateral partnerships, participation in international communities, and through media or communication/transportation-related projects. The projects may aim to improve homeland security, food industry, real estate, construction, and safety of women and children.
China: Possibly, minor disagreements with partners, misunderstandings, news about worse than usual retail sales, and some problems related to the stock market. The concerns could be due to problematic agreements, confusion, deception, poor communication, disagreements, or misunderstanding. Some hidden issues or secretive behaviors may undermine agreements or sales (due to lack of trust). Increased news about negotiations related to oil, navy, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and movies. There may also be concerns about the new goals/plans to increase profits from a few days ago — today, these new goals/projects may be seen as undermining international sources of earnings (esp. related to shipping or international clients), possibly due to legal concerns or because the new goals are seen as too radical.
>>>> Quick glance at the weeks following US presidential elections (repeated form last week):
As transiting Jupiter will begin to square US Saturn (rule of the 2nd house of financial institutions and symbol of established order, authority, government, large corporations, etc.) shortly after the elections, there may be a fall out from the elections that affects financial institutions. The effect may be that the established order or established institutions fall under legal scrutiny. Some legal disputes may go on, unwelcome laws may be implemented, or, there may be some [legal] actions that test banks and their stability. Alternatively, there may be conflict at the governmental level between entities trying to enforce some laws and established authorities. For ex., legal disputes involving governmental officials, legal action rattling established authorities, protests against previously implemented controls/limits, removing old regulations, removing old authorities, etc. This influence will be the strongest around Nov 11 to Nov 25 (esp Nov 18). The issue(s) may remain unresolved until the summer of 2017 and/or arise again that summer, mostly in late April through July 2017 (esp. May 08 and July 12).
With legal issues (related to banks and/or country’s leaders) possibly unfolding in the background through next summer, the US will also be experiencing transiting Saturn (control, old established authority, government) square (conflict) to US Mars (military) from late Dec 2016 through Oct of 2017 (see note below about Jul 15-16, 2017). I haven’t finished analyzing long-term transits, but the gist of the influence appears to be that there may be tensions or problems involving US military at the same time as US banks and/or leaders could be dealing with possible legal issues.
>>>> Still reviewing these but wanted to share significant dates ahead of time (repeated from last week):
Dec 31, 2016 — very tense day, globally and for the US — increased possibility of violence, accidents, tensions, fires, fights, disputes, currency value changes (USD possibly gains in value). Increased focus on oil, pharma, chemicals, pollution, navy, chemical weapons, etc. Also in the US, concerns about navy, flooding, or about shortages or suppression of prices or flow of oil, chemicals, drugs, water, movies, photos, etc.
Jan 14-19 (esp. 16-18), 2017 — globally and for the US — possible escalation of military tensions, esp. related to navy; also, earthquakes, explosions, problems with oil or oil businesses.
May 20-30 (esp. 22-23), 2017 — globally and for the US — possible escalation of military tensions, esp. related to navy; immigration issues; fights over immigration or militarized disputes over international borders.
Jul 15-16, 2017 [updated]— for the US — possible escalation of military tensions, problems with military, pressure or suppression of military forces or weapons (esp. navy-related). For ex., restriction on some weapons, gun control, weapons embargo, old weapons breaking, restructuring in the army, etc. Other manifestations may include military-related scandals (e.g., inappropriate use of force or sex-related), accidents (e.g., some weapons dropped at the wrong place), death of important/old military leaders, ending of some military program, or retirement of some important military weapon/facility/vehicle (e.g., a ship, base, etc.). Also, anger or disputes over banking [policies/actions] or push for change in the financial structure/banks. Also, problems with or restrictions imposed on businesses related to oil, pharma, chemicals, navy, movies, music, etc. July 15-16 dates are only one of the escalation points. These issues, in general, will likely be felt over the span of several months beginning 12/22/16 – 01/20/17, then 07/01/17 – 10/20/17.