Presentation on theme: "Avoiding the Black Swan How Astrological Cycles Impact Social, Political, and Economic Trends And How This Can Benefit Your Portfolio by Joyce Levine."— Presentation transcript:
Avoiding the Black Swan How Astrological Cycles Impact Social, Political, and Economic Trends And How This Can Benefit Your Portfolio by Joyce Levine
Analysis of Cycles Include Meanings of: Planets Signs Planetary Relationships (aspects)
Long-Term Trends Neptune –what's idealized for 14 years (164-year cycle) Pluto –defining problems of timeframe (246-year cycle) What Neptune idealizes, Pluto destroys Pluto in Capricorn 2008-2024
Neptune in Capricorn – 1984 – 1998 Characterized by: President Reagan's term of office from 1981 -1989 & Margaret Thatcher's term of office from 1979 – 1994 Free market and free trade emphasis Financial deregulation Decline of unions CEOs idealized, beginning of skyrocketing executive compensation Defining movie of time – Oliver Stone's Wall Street "Greed is good"
Looking Back to Last Pluto in Capricorn 1762-1777 Revolutionary War began in 1775 Stamp Act Stamp Act Rebellion, Townshend Acts Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party Adam Smith published An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of Wealth of Nations
Adam Smith –Pursuit of self-interest –Free trade extolled –Attacked special interest groups, including international bankers, corporate conglomerations, and trade unions –Warned "If governments can borrow without check, then they are more likely to wage war without check, and the costs of war spending will burden future generations, since the war debts are almost never repaid by the generations that incurred them."
Repeat of Planetary Cycles from the 1930s – Saturn, Uranus, Pluto 1930 – 1932 Saturn: status quo, restriction, limitation, property, land, houses, conservatism, tradition, big business Uranus: freedom, independence, erratic conditions, revolution, economic changestrikes, riots, new technology Pluto: death and rebirth, transformation, power and control, dictators, taxes, debt, other people's money, irrevocable changes
Significant Market Decline Still to Come Expect: Tariffs – restrictions on free trade End of deregulation Breakdown of banking system and world-wide economic system Problems at Federal Reserve, World Bank, World Trade Organization Executive compensation reined in Conspicuous consumption over – frugal is in Voter uprisings against unfair taxes Emerging countries to rise up against exploitation, involves developed countries and multi-national corporations Food and commodity shortages Complete restructuring of financial systems worldwide