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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.


August 2017 Astrological Forecast

Interesting planetary aspects throughout August will lead the world into a surprising yet positive month overall, especially in regards to economic growth, investment, banking, low inflation, infrastructure, employment, immigration and real estate. Firstly, Jupiter, planet of optimism, expansion and abundance, will clash with Pluto, planet of readjustment, transformation and reorganisation during the first two weeks, influencing practical long term corrections through government legislation, jobs, wages, incomes, cost of living, mortgages, bank loans, credit card debt, savings and investments. Secondly, there are two eclipses this month, one Luna, on the 8th and a solar on the 22nd. These eclipses usually trigger a three month alteration period that will influence stock market bulls and bears, interest rates, gold and silver prices and inflation. Expect to see a slight slide in the gold and silver markets during August, with some small gains during the 18th to 23rd.

Stock and money markets overall will be in for an exciting month of trading, especially on the 1st, 4th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th and 30th. Governments should be pleased with seasonally adjusted economic trade figures in August, with businesses and exports showing growth, especially between the 22nd and 31st. Inflation will also begin to slowly raise its ugly head through the influence of Venus (spending) in the zodiac sign of Cancer (home budget) creating a substantial increase in the cost of consumer goods and services, together with outrageous charges for utilities, electricity and gas. With the Sun (energy) connecting with Mars (discontentment) in the zodiac sign of Leo (leadership) throughout August, governments will be under fire from the media and disgruntled public regarding false promises and unhelpful, protracted economic policies and planning. Credit card debt will also be high in August as many pay off credit card and household debts with supplementary credit cards, adding to greater personal debt, a vicious circle.

Good news, with Mars (energy) in Leo (opportunity) and linking favourably with lucky Jupiter, seasonal employment prospects should show signs of improvement throughout August and many will be commencing casual or second income jobs especially those families and students struggling with the higher cost of living. University students and those continuing or completing study courses will find August like a nose to the grindstone month, as Jupiter and Pluto arouses students’ ambitions to achieve greater things and assist undergraduates to achieve success and future social standing. With Saturn (integrity) soon to move out of Sagittarius and into its own sign of Capricorn later this year, enrolment for online university courses will increase in 2018 as students combine casual work and online home study for their future degrees.

With Venus in Cancer (real estate), interest rates will be on the minds of the reserve bank due to a small increase in inflationary figures, however, with Mercury in retrograde (delay) the reserve will be apprehensive about increasing rates until at least October. From October 10, this could be the beginning of increased rates for mortgages and loans when Jupiter moves into the financial sign of Scorpio for the first time in 12 years. Caution with finances will be the name of the game from August to December; the two eclipses this month are the keys for warnings of economic changes ahead. The last time Jupiter entered Scorpio was October 2005 to November 2006 and that was the wind-up of the housing bubble when it burst nationwide and housing prices began to fall. The global financial economy began to collapse in the process through to 2009 with a Wall Street crash to top it off. Fortunately the global horoscope at this stage does not indicate a future global financial disaster in 2018, quite on the contrary. However, foreign investment will be the big worry during the next 12 months as overseas investment growth increases and huge profits are taken out of the country with little tax remuneration and false employment promises given in return by investors. A win/loss situation?

With the Luna and solar eclipses this month, and the slow outer planets nearing the completion of their long zodiac cycles, there is no doubt that historic adjustments will be made around the globe that will fool most of the population most of this time, but not all of the population all of the time. Two examples of this will be firstly, viewing Gautam Adani’s horoscope (Cancer zodiac sign, chairman and founder of the Adani Indian Group), the Carmichael Queensland coal mining project in Australia is predicted to definitely open with assistance of federal and state governments in conjunction with offshore banking investment finances.  However, with adverse planetary aspects in Adani’s personal horoscope, August will not be a successful month for his company to commence operations. He is not aware at this stage that the Carmichael mine will bring him and the Queensland government massive problems in 2021-2022. Uranus, planet of the unexpected, and Saturn, planet of limitation, will clash with Mars (disputes) on Adani’s chart during this cycle and it is predicted the Carmichael mine and the Adani group will be heading for industrial and financial disruption with federal and Queensland governments. Australian taxpayers will be the losers in the future and end up paying a heavy price. As far as 10,000 proposed new jobs are concerned to boost the Queensland economy; will this be pie in the sky? Adani’s horoscope shows possible exaggerations, corruption and false or misleading statements or practices during these years ahead. Legal action over possible tax evasion or fraudulent activity could also be envisaged.

Secondly, Al Gore (Aries) ex-USA vice president, climate change guru and born again environmentalist, will be stepping up his campaign over global warming and renewable energy through his propaganda pseudohistorical new movie flick. Pluto (corruption) will meet admirably with his natal Venus (money) during this next two years, loading lots of coffers into Al Gore’s piggy bank, making him a very rich man at the expense of the gullible public. With Mercury and Uranus clashing on his natal horoscope at birth, Al Gore is very eccentric in his thinking and his opinions will always be dramatically at odds with prevailing beliefs. Gore has difficulty accepting established facts and creates whatever truths he thinks are right. He refuses to accept responsibility for what he says and, in seeking to obtain the truth, Gore often bypasses logic. Many will find Gore obnoxious or belligerent. It is interesting, Al Gore preaches global warming and climate change to the world, but has no renewables or solar panels attached to his residence to reduce carbon emissions. He continues to use mainstream power at a great rate to light up his 20 room mansion.

For many, August will be an outstanding month for those associated with the entertainment industry, advertising, public relations, modelling, hairdressing and beauty, sport, gymnasiums, recreation parks, dating agencies, jewellers, engravers, solar and renewable industries, travel and tourism, teachers and trainers, artists, professional gamblers, pharmacist, medical profession, stockbrokers, lawyers, insurance, electricians, plumbers and gas fitters. With the Sun, Venus, Mars and Pluto all mixing this month, pregnancies and births will be on the increase. For those commencing or presently on IVF programs, luck could be with you in August.

With the Australian parliament back in session, expect a few surprises. With Mercury in retrograde from the 13th many parliamentarians will be having the debate of a lifetime over constitutional issues and ideologies. However, this will not change the present polls. Also with the New Moon/solar eclipse on the 22nd some members of the public associated with the legal profession, accountancy, money lenders, developers, small business and hobby farmers can expect either an audit or review from taxation officials. This is a month of recuperation.

Weather patterns show a cold change from the Full Moon on the 8th with a mixture of moderate rain and snowfalls in the southern hemisphere and strong wind gusts with hot conditions in the northern hemisphere. Fire, floods, mudslides and turbulent oceans could be seen. Care should be taken with travel throughout the early part of month; be prepared for unusual weather conditions that could interrupt or change certain travel plans unexpectedly. Some cruise ships may encounter high or unusual rough seas throughout August.

If you are planning long distance travel in August, make your plans from the 23rd onward if possible; travel then appears more stable and safer. However with Mercury (travel and delays) in retrograde, expect some cancellations, long waits, breakdowns, a slowdown with procedures or timetables not running on time. Check and recheck all accommodation bookings before travel and you can bet your bottom dollar, someone will forget to pack something important for their travel needs!
With Mars (action) and Jupiter (law) in a first-class correlation throughout August, major crime, terrorist activities and protection issues will keep intelligence agencies and security forces on full alert, especially from the 1st through to the solar eclipse on the 22nd. New developments and procedures by authorities favour control over criminal and radical activities and incidents from the 22nd to the 31st. Many new laws, amendments and deterrents are also favoured throughout August to ensure public safety. Security forces will be commended for their efficient duties in August.


Favourable days: 3, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28

Cautious days: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 15, 16, 17, 22, 25, 29, 30, 31.


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