ASTRO VIEW

 

Milton is renowned for his uncanny and accurate forecasts on world politics and economics. Many a politician, economist and trader has visited this website and read the monthly predictions, concerning future global economical trends, including subsequent stock market directions and possible overtones; his predictions are astoundingly accurate.

 

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"KEEPING ABREAST OF THE TIMES WITH ASTROLOGY"..... TRENDS FOR 2017.

This is how the planets may influence the trends in this cycle ahead!

 

2017Throughout 2017 the world will be exposed to many mind-blowing and surprising political crises and economic transformations due to the influence of a number of very attention-grabbing planetary aspects prompting major events throughout the year. The first sign of critical change will be witnessed between January and April when Mars (action), Jupiter (law and government), Saturn (limitation), Uranus (unexpected liberation) and Pluto (transformation) form a protracted period of economic and political uncertainty due to higher financial interest rates, changeable diplomatic relations, global trade and policy variations, defence matters, immigration, welfare and employment. This will be followed by a double whammy combination of planets when Mars (aggression) clashes with Saturn (limitation) and forms a link with Uranus (surprise) during May influencing a volatile and extraordinary time for stock market and financial trading. Then, just when everyone thinks, "Wow, that has been a stirring  and surprising five months of political,  economic, financial excitement and unrest" - then, out of the blue comes the aggressive combination of Mars (caustic), Jupiter (development), Uranus (erratic) and Pluto (readjustment) forming a huge and brisk redevelopment and political repair cycle around the globe from June to November. That final cycle will be interesting and compelling for investors.

What a year 2017 will be, full of interesting negotiations, shock and counter surprise, as countries versus countries and to top it off, that weighty official hammer of law and order will appear from time to time to ‘KO' many political and corporate leaders against corruption tax-evasion and malpractice. With a number of new heads, presidents, prime ministers, government officials, bankers, corporate bodies, investors on the scene during 2017 and especially with a reshuffle at the United Nations, this will be one of the most colossal and demanding clean-up years seen for decades as the world embraces tremendous positive, political and economic change.

What can the world population expect throughout 2017, you may ask? Jupiter, planet of law and order and expectation, will be in transit through the balanced sign of Libra until October 10, 2017. During this year, financial and economic uncertainty will be frequent as new trade laws and policies are introduced that will induct countries to follow a different exchange path extinguishing previous stalemate diplomatic practices for more modern marketing, bargaining and techniques. The introduction of new federal legislation, incentives and trading structures by the USA, including tariffs, is predicted to be challenged and debated by many countries. These new positive trade policies and agreements will eventually revolutionise the global financial and economic exchange cycle for many years into the future. New improved trade arrangements for countries this year will trigger many governments to rely more on their own innovated creativity, new developments, economic competiveness and hard work or suffer the consequences on the world market over the next two years.

During Pluto’s continuous transit though the business sign of Capricorn until 2024, new ground will be broken in diplomatic, business and trade circles from 2017 onward. In the long run a welcomed change will be seen for global investors, as greater economic stabilisation begins to slowly form as early as June, but especially from October 2017 into and throughout 2018 when Jupiter (abundance) moves into the financial sign of Scorpio for a twelve month cycle. However, the fiscal and economic changes throughout this year will not come easily because of a fluctuating dollar, Euro and Yuan. Initially, expect much cautiousness with international business, higher oil, gas and electricity prices, inflationary trends and a slump in global taxation revenue. The leaders of governments around the globe, including the United Nations, will also need to take the initiative and express a more positive attitude toward achieving reconciliation amongst destitute and hostile nations and implement new policies and techniques to resolve present day international disagreements and poverty. Re-building countries will be a mammoth task and will take years to complete, because money will be the problem.

According to the horoscope of the UN for 2017, transiting Pluto (corruption, covenants) will clash with the natal Jupiter (greed) and transiting Uranus (unexpected) will collide with natal Mars, creating internal favouritism, extravagance, budget blowouts, behind-the-scenes deals, procrastination and negativity with Security Council issues and internal Secretariat problems. The toothless United Nations and their so-called humanitarian ideals programs and global warming scenario are also predicted to reach a negative climax and re-ignite debate amongst many nations during 2017. The 193 countries who agreed to sign the Paris emissions agreement in 2016 can kiss their United Nations hundred billion dollar climate fund down the drain, as some countries will default due to confrontational immigration problems, economic hardship, disenchantment, scepticism and cynicism from constituents, who would rather see their hard-earned funds being distributed into their own country to regenerate industry, trade, employment opportunities, health, education, welfare services and infrastructure. The UN horoscope is predicted to undergo a critical corrective transformation in leadership, direction, funding methods, budget tightening and trusteeship policies over the next three years.

With Neptune (oil-gas) continuing through the compatible sign of Pisces, countries around the globe are predicted to continue using a higher content of fossil fuels due to low costs and consumer demand compared to costly wind farms and alternative renewables. During 2017 with the opposition of Jupiter (enlarge) and Uranus (oppose) influencing climate debate, some countries and their constituents will oppose the idea of their governments introducing any form of carbon tax, pricing or trading. Carbon trading will only encourage financial greed, fraudulent transactions and corruption and do absolutely nothing for so-called global warming.

We tend to forget that nature in all forms including climate runs in variable cycles (“the Alpha and the Omega the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End”) It takes around 26,000 years for the solar planets to return to their respective places in the global horoscope and during this long period in transit, adverse and unusual weather cycles on our planet have created storms, floods, droughts, wild fires and the melting of snow and ice in arctic areas. However, the re-freezing over time does take place and the inconstant climate in the future will continue to come and go in these categories over the years and there is really nothing we can do to stop it. We also tend to forget about the 1200 or so undersea and surface active volcanos that are continually spewing out pollutants that upset the sea beds, coral reefs and living organisms.

The major pollution problems in this day and age is caused by humans, due to overcrowded population in certain areas, wars, destruction, deforestation, excessive fishing from the sea beds, sewerage, waste rubbish we accumulate and the way we dispose of it, but certainly not the weather. Trees need CO2 from us and they in return supply the globe with oxygen, so perhaps we should plant more trees and at the same time the UN should consider keeping people in their own countries to re-establish their native communities, restore infrastructure, employ, trade and live peacefully and respectively in their own habitat and custom?

During this noteworthy geophysical year we will encounter two Solar Eclipses, February 27 and August 22, and two Luna Eclipses on February 11 and August 8. These Eclipses usually affect countries in surprising forms, both in positive and negative ways either three months before, during, or three months after the celestial event and this year is no exception for the unexpected. These critical Eclipses will trigger many important international and local issues, bringing them to a head throughout this year. Below are countries on the astrological watch list for 2017 that will face challenging and difficult circumstances due to immigration, racial discrimination, human rights, unemployment, increased financial debt, negative and or corrupt political leadership, attempted assassinations, defective diplomatic relations, trade complications, economic unrest, political uncertainty, strikes, demonstrations, health and disease, welfare issues, terrorism or internal wars and a variation of severe weather cycles, floods and seismic activity.

Eire, Germany, USA, Tanzania, Libya, Syria, Liberia, Micronesia, Iraq, Iran, Mozambique, Great Britain, Slovakia, Yemen, Czech-Republic, Argentina, Guatemala, Colombia, Bolivia, United Nations, Albania, Sierra-Leone, Bhutan, El-Salvador, France, Uganda, Vatican, Singapore, Australia, Hungary, Brunei, Cambodia, New Zealand, Danzig, Bangladesh, Nepal, Peru, Guatemala, Biafra, India, Pakistan, Iceland, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Greece, Zimbabwe, Russia, Yugoslavia federation, Kosovar, Japan, Venezuela, Iran, Luxembourg, Kenya, Maldives, Thailand, South Korea.

With Pluto (genocide) continuing a slow transit through Capricorn (resolution), terrorist activities throughout 2017 will continue, however the war against terror will start to subside due to greater public vigilance and a severe clamp down by global defence forces, police, security and intelligence agencies increasing their close cooperation of network information gathering and sharing. 2017 will be a difficult year for cybercrime, WikiLeaks, organised crime syndicates and criminals due to Saturn (frustration-limitation) continuing its final transit through Sagittarius (restricted-freedom) up until December 2017, making it difficult for law-breakers to achieve their plans. Critical dates for cyber disturbance, malware, terrorism, major crime, drug, kidnapping and human trafficking : Jan 5, 12, 18, 19, 21, 29, 31, February, 1, 22, 24, 28, May 10, 28, 29, 31, June 14, 18, 19, 24, 26, 28, 29, 30, July 2, 4, 16, 18, 29, August 5, 8, 18, 22, September 1, 5, 10, 15, 24, October 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 23, November 4, 11, 18, 19, 21, 27, 30, December 1, 2, 3, 9, 20, 30. Jupiter (legal balance) will influence the system to establish new superior legal penalties for certain crimes and also consider releasing low risk existing inmates through reduced sentences to clear overcrowded correctional facilities.

Global financial and trading markets throughout 2017 will produce some exciting moments and traders should be on full alert to capitalise on the opportunities that will be made available. There will be some great rallies as confidence grows with investors, especially in the USA. Unfortunately, for many who have multiple real estate investments with excessive mortgages, the USA Federal Reserve and the Australian Reserve Bank will be under pressure to increase interest rates throughout 2017 due to inflationary measures. Rate rises could be seen from February onward, with May and June looking likely for further increases. Gold and silver prices appear to show increases in the first four months of 2017, more so from July to September. The global economy shows constructive elevation from October 10 onward.

Stock markets overall could show positive trading during the months of January, March, April, May, June, September and November. Financial market during February, March, April, May, June, October and November. There appears to be no recession or depression in 2017, however there will be cautious and restrictive periods especially during January 18-21, January 28-February 3, February 21-28, March 9-25, March 31-April 7, April 19-25, May 10-13, May 16-31, June 5-7, 14-19, June 28-July 5, July 15-18, 23-29, August 1-18, September 1-5, 23-30, October 6-14, 25-30, November 3-5, 10-14, 19-21, 26-28, December 1-4, 9-11, 20-24.  Care should be taken with all trading during these dates as world crises will ricochet on the market place.

Oil this year should hold around $48-54 per Brent Crude barrel as production stabilises with OPEC users and the oil countries come to a regular agreement. However, Saudi-Arabia will encounter problems and disagreements ahead as Pluto (deals) connects with Saturn (restriction) on the country’s horoscope. Russia’s closer links with the USA in 2017 could have a bearing on Oil and Gas pricing throughout the year, together with America reducing its imported supply from the Saudi’s. Dates to watch for oil and gas prices: January 3, 12, 13, 14, 23, 25, March 4, 5, 26, 28, 29, May 10, 12, 13, 27, 28, 29, June 19, 20, 21, 27, 28, July 17, 18, 19, August 11, 12, 13, September 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 29, 30, October 1, 24, 25, 26, November 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 28, December 3, 8, 10, 11, 27, 28, 30. Meat and Live Stock price should bring pleasing news for farmers throughout 2017 with excellent gains in live cattle exports and local market consumption. Pork will also fetch high and steady prices this year.

Donald Trump (Gemini) according to his horoscope will make a good president, his chart is starting exceptionally well on a positive note throughout 2017 and his chosen cabinet will be the best the USA has seen in office for many years. Instead of career diplomats doing most of the global negotiations and decision making, the world will witness a superb team of tough, disciplined, skilful negotiating and marketing business professionals who will show signs of turning the USA trade and economy around within the first twelve months in office. The individual horoscopes of his cabinet candidates appear unhampered by any major planetary difficulties during 2017. The world will be surprised and perhaps gobsmacked with such a fast forward development in a short period of time with the business actions of the new Trump government. The US media is predicted to have egg on their face in 2017.

How will Donald Trump (Gemini) USA and Xi Jinping (Gemini) China get along with each other? Surprise, surprise, they have a lot in common: both were born with compatible sun and moon signs and their relationship will be admirable, direct and tough. The men will respect each other and Xi Jinping will have a better working relationship with Trump than he had with Obama. When these two presidents meet officially for the first time, there will be caution, yet direct positive understanding with both parties. Neither party wants war, instead they will want equal economic opportunity, security, business organisation and cooperation. The present financial imbalance between the two countries will be the priority issue in their initial discussions. Trump will be pleased with his personal meeting with Xi Jinping, due to their cosmic empathy and compatibility. China has much to offer the USA and America has much to offer China; there will be new beginnings for both countries. Trump will have the knack of taking the “T” out of the word “Threat” in his negotiations and on no occasion will he show intimidation. Trump likes honesty.

Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull (Libra/Scorpio cusp) can expect an extremely challenging and problematic year especially during February, March, June, July, November and December. Mars (debates) and Uranus (opposition) will create much turmoil for him and force him to renege on certain budgetary plans and government promises and policies due to global economic changes, regulated trade, dwindling taxation revenue and a hostile opposition and Senate. He will experience a series of unexpected events that will test his ability as a leader. His popularity will be showing a decline within the liberal/coalition party and the electorate at large and he will be forced to make changes in his life’s direction that require significant reorientation. If Turnbull does not take charge and show stronger and forceful leadership from January 2017 onward, he will be battling to keep his leadership by May 2018.

According to Turnbull’s horoscope, he appears to be negatively suggestible, and tends to go in the opposite direction from any political pressure. His communication will falter in 2017 with a lot more “um’s and ah’s” instead of getting to the point of an issue quickly and positively. Turnbull and Trump will have a respectable, but not necessarily close relationship. Trump likes people with directness, motivation, determination and honesty, not people that sit on the fence, patronise and take time to do things. Some astrological advice for the Prime Minister and his entourage of foreign diplomats? They should have every commercial, defence and joint intelligence proposition detailed to the point of acute bargaining when discussing future free trade agreements and other governments business with the Trump government, otherwise they will be sent packing by the Americans. The new USA government in 2017 will not be time wasters, that's for sure, even though the US/Australian alliance is and will always be strong.

 

February 2017 Astrological Forecast

There are two eclipses in February, first the lunar on the 11th, influencing the zodiac signs of Aquarius (independence) and Leo (leadership) the second is the solar on the 27th influencing the zodiac sign of Pisces (welfare and security). Many worldwide political, economic and controversial surprises will be witnessed this month and they will gather greater momentum over the next three months. With a positive rising crescent Moon influencing the universal horoscope from the 1st and Mercury (communications) connecting with Jupiter (excess) and Uranus (sudden and unexpected), February will be an extraordinary month for global political policy and amendments, law and order, new trade beginnings, health, employment, immigration, human rights, supreme court appointments and rulings, infrastructure and the cutting of political red tape that will kickstart a wave of optimism on Wall Street.

Mars (action) will drive the zodiac sign of Aries (new frontier trends and conditions) throughout this month, initiating enormous new untried controversial governmental initiatives, promises and projects. With Jupiter (growth and expansion) connecting positively with Saturn (caution and  responsibility) will see nations stepping up to the plate as countries versus countries, reshaping their rhetoric, laws, economic negotiations, agreements and boundaries either to oppose, comply or complement those of the USA. What a surprise month February 2017 will be for investment trading. Interesting to note that the horoscopes of two of the world’s big investors, George Soros and Warren Buffet, show much action with the movement of their funds during the period of 10th - 24th February as the lunar eclipse takes place. This will be a time of a great sell-off for both of them.

Planet Mercury (deals) conjoining Pluto (bulk goods) in transit through the sign of Capricorn (business) ... the disastrous TPP agreement is dead and is predicted to be a waste of time and money if coalition governments continue to persist against Trump’s protectionist trade policies. Australia in particular has Mars (forcefulness) opposing the ascendant of the country’s horoscope during February and firm trade negotiations with the USA will be difficult for the Australian government and partners as they continue to press on with certain free trade negotiations. This is a year where countries will have to go it alone, rather than amalgamate with other countries to make trade agreements. Competition is the key word for February onward and China is no exception when it comes to any proposed Pacific partnerships. The Chinese horoscope shows much pressure economically for the country throughout 2017 with a possible devaluation of the Yuan as many international companies turn to cheaper manufactures' costs in Vietnam or Bangladesh. March, April and May will see financial stress beginning in China as Mars (onslaught) influences the financial sector of China’s horoscope and clashes with China’s natal planets. China can expect to encounter, from this month onward, certain trade restrictions, new export taxes, tariffs, and currency investment limitations.

With Venus (balance, money) also driving through the zodiac sign of Aries (trading) from the 4th, the stock market should be quite exciting throughout February, as many unexpected and favourable planetary aspects will boost the market place with some sharp stock increases, especially on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 17th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 27th.

Global currencies will be high on the list for re-valuation throughout February especially on the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 27th and 28th. We could also see gold and silver prices move on the 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st, and 24th.  Oil and gas pricing should be rather steady throughout February with adjustments showing on the 6th, 7th, 8th, 13th, 17th, 22nd, 27th and 28th. Overall, events will be happening so fast this month, political leaders and corporate heads won’t know whether they are coming or going and some of their decision-making will be made on the run to keep up with the rapid political and economic changes stemming from the USA.

During the 11th-13th the Sun (energy) and Jupiter (abundance) form a positive connection and there will be many investment opportunities at the marketplace particularly with stock relating to transport, communications, electronic technology, energy, minerals, finances and particularly those companies involved with the manufacturing of armament and military hardware. The most critical part of February is during the 21st - 28th; care should be taken with trading during this cycle as the marketplace could be full of volatility and surprise happenings, especially on the eclipse of the 27th. During this cycle Jupiter (speculation) will oppose Uranus (unexpected) so markets could take a hit and natural disasters could also be seen. News headlines could be interesting?

With Saturn (responsibility and limitation) forming a positive relationship with Uranus (freedom and progress) from February onward throughout 2017, the indecisive United Nations will for the first time in its history experience the biggest reconstruction program since its establishment in October 1945. Funding and budgets will be cut, extravagances will be controlled, behind-the-scene deals will be squashed and Security Council issues including internal Secretariat problems will be permanently sorted. This is the year the UN leadership will have to face reality regarding its charter and operation. By October 10, 2017 a newly reconstructed UN will emerge as Jupiter begins to cross the natal Sun in the UN’s horoscope for a 12 year renewal cycle. Climate change policies will be placed on hold.

Although Prime Minister Turnbull will experience a few small accolades during the first week of February, it is not until Jupiter (expansion) begins to retrograde (negative) on the 6th and Mars (frustration) starts to zero in on his natal Jupiter/Uranus within his horoscope during February 11 to March 10, that he will begin to feel considerable stress. Turnbull will be under huge pressure regarding his personal family investments and Australia’s monetary plans, free trade and deficit reduction. This will not be a happy time for the PM, a costly and uncertain period ahead, due to his previous brief secret communications and negotiations with President Trump, the dumping of the TPP and a strong opposition in parliamentary debate. Global economic trends will start to bite during this period and Turnbull will need to commence "Plan B” very quickly with regard to immigration and refugees, otherwise he can expect a drop in the popularity polls. Unfortunately, on an astrological prognosis, it is difficult for Turnbull to assert himself without causing some turmoil; he tends to fluctuate between an intense desire for action and that of complete apathy. Astrologically, his leadership qualities need revamping. He can be gullible and his lines of reasoning are somewhat distorted and his vision appears clouded. He could easily be the fall guy when there is an infraction of the rules in international politics. The Americans will be watching Turnbull very carefully during Trumps term of presidency. He may have a slight tendency of revealing secrets without realising it.

There will be many politicians and economists around the globe criticising President Trump's so-called wild and impulsive trade actions and border control polices. Rest assured, Trump has the perfect horoscope for 2017 and he will surprise the world with the positive changes he and his government will make throughout his term. He is honest and demands honesty with those he communicates and negotiates deals with. There have been many fake rumours of a global depression or recession for 2017 with Trump at the helm. Well, rest assured there is NO astrological indication of a global recession this year. Quite on the contrary, stock markets, real estate and investment will be positive throughout this year, apart from a few monthly adjustments. Trump’s introduction of new policies regarding immigration issues, deportation, human rights, citizenship, employment, wages, health care, taxes, banking, international trade, defence and home security matters will continue to be actioned during February onward, with great success.

With an array of planetary aspect forming in February especially from the 1st to 4th, 11th-17th and especially 22nd to 28th, expect much controversy during these dates including demonstrations, riots, terrorism, strikes, serious crime, drug enforcement, accidents, market adjustments, wild fires, explosions, electrical faults, severe weather changes, seismic activity and computer viruses. Take care with travel during these dates, always be aware of the sudden or unexpected and stay away from crowds.

Although many will feel much apprehensiveness throughout February, this will be a positive month for industry, manufacturing, employment and educational opportunities. The future is looking bright, so look forward - not backward, the world is your oyster if you follow your dreams. Be confident and go with the flow.

Favourable Days: 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28

Cautious Days: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 18, 19, 22, 23, 26

 


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