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New Year’s Eve Opportunities

There are just a few hours left in the year, and I’m gettin gready to shut things down in my office.

Last night we had a great webinar to preview our new class in How To Find The Money In Your HoroscopeCLICK HERE to see the replay.

Earlier today we opened the doors for class registration – there are still a few seats left in the class, and I want to encourage you to take look, because it can really change the outcomes in your life!

GO HERE for more information on the class.

I hope you’ll join us – it’s a great way to start the new year!

12 Days of Christmas Astrology

As astro-traders we focus on the market action.

We watch the swings in prices. We time our entry and exit points. We make our forecasts.

But at this time of the year things slow down a bit.

We may be looking for bargains during a 12 Days of Christmas sale or just anticipating shutting down our trading computer on Christmas Eve.

The Spiritual Side of Trading

Either way, it’s a good time to pause and reflect.

It’s also time to remember that emotional balance is a key to trading success. And a regular spiritual perspective is a key to emotional balance.

12 Days of Christmas – A Spiritual Opportunity

That’s where the 12 Days of Christmas come in.

12 Days of Christmas

The 12 Days of Christmas in the popular seasonal carol

I’m not talking about the popular “12 Days of Christmas” carol that you can’t avoid hearing now.

And I’m certainly not talking about a 12 Days of Christmas bargain extravaganza at a retail store.

There’s an older, esoteric tradition about the 12 Days of Christmas that’s far more rewarding.

An Astrological 12 Days of Christmas

In this tradition, rooted in astrology, the 12 Days of Christmas begin on December 25. That’s the first of a dozen days of spiritual reflection, meditation, and contemplation.

In keeping with that focus, some adherents refrain from giving any gifts on Christmas Day. In fact, they don’t give or get any presents for the entire period of the 12 Days of Christmas.

Then, after the 12 Days of Christmas, they celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, or Three Kings Day, on January 6.

That’s when the gifts appear, in honor of the original gifts to the Christ Child, presented by the wise astrologers.

Watch Your 12 Days of Christmas Dreams

As modern astrologers we can make our own decisions about gift-giving and spiritual practice.

But no matter what path you choose, it’s worth paying attention to your dreams on each of the 12 Days of Christmas.

As you sleep each night following the activities on each of the 12 Days of Christmas, your dreams can reveal the personal influences of each of the 12 signs of the zodiac, and can sometimes prove prophetic about coming events in the year ahead.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #1

On the night of December 25, contemplate the energies of Capricorn. Look for dream activity that can help create new and more productive structures and initiate greater responsibility in your life. This night’s dreams may come into manifestation between December 20 and January 19.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #2

On the night of December 26, contemplate the energies of Aquarius. Get hints from your dreams about how you can more effectively serve humanity. Your dreams may come into manifestation between January 20 and February 17.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #3

On the night of December 27, contemplate the energies of Pisces. What themes of sacrifice, poetry and sensitivity permeate your dreams? Those dream motifs may come into manifestation between February 18 and March 19.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #4

On the night of December 28, contemplate the energies of Aries. Look for dream activity that can help you create energetic action and define new beginnings. You can look for this night’s dreams to find fullest expression between March 20 and April 19.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #5

On the night of December 29, contemplate the energies of Taurus. What brings the most value to your life, and how can you bring more love and beauty into the refinement of your daily existence? Watch for your dream energies from this night to manifest between April 20 and May 20.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #6

On the night of December 30, contemplate the energies of Gemini. Be aware of the choices and alternatives that are presented to you in your dreams, and pay attention to your dream conversations. This night’s dreams may come into manifestation between May 21 and June 20.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #7

On the night of December 31, contemplate the energies of Cancer. Do your dreams connect with memories of family and tradition? What hints do they give you about the best ways to nurture yourself and others? Look for this night’s dreams to find expression between June 21 and July 21.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #8

On the night of January 1, contemplate the energies of Leo. What do your dreams tell you about how to become more generous by expressing your true essence more playfully and creatively? This night’s dreams may become manifest between July 22 and August 22.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #9

On the night of January 2, contemplate the energies of Virgo. Your dreams may offer you practical strategies for becoming more discriminating, orderly, and analytic in your life. Don’t be afraid to test this night’s inspirations. They may find fullest expression between August 23 and September 22.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #10

On the night of January 3, contemplate the energies of Libra. What insights can you gain from your dreams about the relationships in your life? What can you do to become more fair, balanced, and harmonious? This night’s dreams may express themselves between September 23 and October 22.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #11

On the night of January 4, contemplate the energies of Scorpio. Your dreams that night deserve in-depth analysis, because they contain hidden clues about the intense potential for personal transformation that lies concealed within you. Look for your dreams from this night to take outward form between October 23 and November 21.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #12

On the night of January 5, contemplate the energies of Sagittarius. Look for dream activity that reveals new horizons for your life, opening up expanded spiritual and intellectual insights and enlivening your sense of humor! Your dreams on this final night of the 12 Days of Christmas may become manifest between November 22 and December 20.

Celebrate A Sacred Day of Astrology

After the 12 Days of Christmas, be sure celebrate Epiphany on January 6!

Three Magi Epiphany

The Gifts of the Astrologers come right after the 12 Days of Christmas

This is the day in the Christian calendar that is set aside to recognize the accomplishments of astrologers. The Three Kings of the ancient legend knew how their spiritual knowledge of the heavens connected with material abundance. As astro-traders, we can proudly carry on that tradition!

Registration Date For Our New Class

Our new class on How To Find The Money In Your Horoscope will be starting in January.

We’ll be opening the doors for registration on New Year’s Eve!

The timing is perfect for a New Year’s Resolution.

Astro-Money Planning for 2015


What just happened to 2014?

The final days of the year are rapidly disappearing.

That means it’s time for putting plans into place for 2015, so we can get ready for the times of financial stress and financial opportunity that lie ahead.

And as you might expect, I’m putting the tools of astrology to work as I do my money planning for the next twelve months.

Here are a couple planning tools you might want to consider for yourself:

2015 Astro-Money Planning Calendar

2015 Planning Calendar

This one-of-a-kind planning calendar for the year is color-coded so that you can quickly spot the key times for refining your financial plans.

And to help you take full advantage of this unique tool, I’ve also produced a series of eight short (from 5 minutes to 17 minutes) videos that highlight the key astrological dynamics that can impact your personal finances, along with specific plans for the most productive money strategies you can use to protect your wealth and expand your abundance.

The videos are free to watch.

The calendar is free, too, but you’ll need to provide your name and email so I can get a copy directly to you.

To get connected with the videos and the link for the calendar, go to:

How To Find The Money In Your Horoscope Class

As we start the New Year we”ll be offering our class in How To Find The Money In Your Horoscope.

Registration will open up on December 31, which is perfect timing to make this incredible class a part of your planning for New Year’s resolutions.

The How To Find The Money In Your Horoscope class is an in-depth learning experience, but we’ve structured it so that you can complete the entire course in just four weeks.

That will leave you plenty of time to put this valuable information to work during the coming year – and long after that, too!

When we’ve offered this class before, the participants have had nothing but rave reviews. It’s a huge asset if you’re involved in astro-trading, but you’ll benefit from it no matter what your financial concerns are.

And we’re putting together a truly incredible package of bonus materials to go with this course – just to give you extra reasons for planning to join us!

There will be more information on the class coming out between now and the end of the year – you can stay connected at: – that site will be updated as we add more details.

Radio Silence – NASA or NASDAQ?

NASA always does a great job of keeping us up to speed on the action in the solar system.

The charts and graphs the agency shares on its website are enlightening.

The photos are spectacular.

And the stuff from NASA isn’t just about what’s going on in space.

It’s about the impact of solar system events on life here on Earth as well.

Funny thing about that.

It used to be that only astrologers thought that the action in space makes an impact on human affairs.

Astrologers used to get ridiculed for that crazy idea.

But now the astronomers who work with NASA, the guys and gals peering through the telescopes into the night sky, have figured it out as well!

Good for them!

NASA Shows Us The Solar Action

Of course the astronomers may or may not recognize the fact that they’re getting a little closer to astrology every day.

Either way, it’s important for us as astrologers – and as astro-traders, too – to pay attention to the information coming out of NASA.

Like this photograph the agency released earlier today:


NASA solar flare photo 20DEC2014

This NASA photograph shows the solar flare from a big sunspot eruption on December 20, 2014.

This is an image of sunspot AR2242 erupting at 00:27 UT on Saturday, December 20,

A Heliocentric-Uranian Blend?

If you were clocking things astrologically then, you might have noted that this took place just a few hours after heliocentric Venus entered Aquarius.

It was also just a few hours before an exact 120-degree alignment between heliocentric Mars and heliocentric Poseidon. (That’s for those of you who dare mix Uranian and heliocentric techniques!)

But as NASA knows, the real action was on the Sun – and on the Earth as well.

The eruption of sunspot AR2242 produced a massive X1.8-class solar flare. That’s the big plume of fire shooting out from the Sun at the lower-right corner of the photograph.

Feeling The Solar Impact

We’ve already felt the effects on Earth.

NASA reported that the solar flare produced an extremely high level of ultraviolet radiation which ionized a big chunk of the Earth’s upper atmosphere earlier today.

That atmospheric ionization blacked out high-frequency radio communications over Australia and much of the South Pacific when it hit.

But the effects may not stop with that period of radio silence. NASA says that there’s also the possibility that a coronal mass ejection (CME) from the same sunspot eruption could be on its way to Earth.

If that’s the case, and if the CME arrives in the next couple of days as NASA suggests, we could see more communications interference.

We could also see an impact on the markets. Key research by some of the pioneers in financial astrology revealed important correlations between sunspot cycles and the rhythms of the markets.

As astro-traders, then, we need to keep an eye on solar events like this one reported by NASA.

Even if we have a different perspective than the NASA astronomers!

Market Rally Midpoint Action

When I commented yesterday on the big market rally, I left something out.

I was focused on the impact of this week’s Uranus/Pluto waxing square on Janet Yellen’s natal horoscope.

I neglected to mention an important transiting dynamic.

A Market Rally Alignment

The Sun was square the Juipiter/Apollon midpoint as the market rally was in full swing.

My friend Bill Sarubbi (known to many as Bill Meridian, author of The Predictive Power of Eclipse Paths and other essential works on astro-trading) pointed out the omission.

I’m truly grateful that he brought it to my attention.

Some years ago it was Bill, along with Charles Emerson and Gary Christen, who encouraged me to look at the Transneptunian factors like Apollon in my astrological work.

Arch Crawford also helped push me in that direction.

Even though I resisted the notion of “hypothetical planets” at first, I finally gave it a look.

I’ve been hooked ever since.

The Transneptunians can indeed add important information to our astrological interpretations. And because they are slow-moving, even generational in their influence, they’re especially useful in mundane astrology and macro-economic considerations.

Apollon is the Transneptunian factor that’s connected with global expansion, the growth of science and technology, commercial activity, and the spreading of influence far and wide.

In combination with Jupiter, it’s a classic indicator of big money. That can be expressed in individual wealth or in the capitalization of a major corporation.

It can also mean a market rally.

What Alfred Witte Said

The comments of Alfred Witte, who literally wrote the book on Transneptunian influences, certainly support the idea of a market rally getting triggered by Jupiter/Apollon action.

(You can read Witte’s remarks on the subject in this article on “What Witte Said About The Sun At The Jupiter/Apollon Midpoint”).

What’s even more interesting, though, is what we can learn by back-testing the effects of eighth-harmonic solar alignments with the Jupiter/Apollon midpoint.

This chart shows the tendency toward a market rally after this alignment. It’s based on the events that took place over the last 30 years. But it doesn’t include the Sun’s square to the Jupiter/Apollon midpoint yesterday.

SunJupiterApollon Market Rally

When the Sun hits the Jupiter/Apollon midpoint, it can trigger a market rally in large-cap equities.

As you can see, the idea of the Sun in contact with the transiting Jupiter/Apollon midpoint being connected with a market rally doesn’t look too bad.

A Caution About Predicting A Market Rally

Even so, it’s important not to jump to conclusions. Although the impact of the Sun’s square to the Jupiter/Apollon midpoint was certainly evident in the market rally this week, it doesn’t happen all the time.

In fact, a market rally fails to materialize most of the time.

Remember that we get eight eighth-harmonic alignments of the Sun to the Jupiter/Apollon midpoint each year.

While they do in fact bring stock prices up on average, we don’t see a market rally of historical proportions each time they occur.

Note as well that the average pop in the S&P after a solar contact with the Jupiter/Apollon midpoint tends to be about one-third of one percent.

That’s nothing like the market rally we’ve seen in the past couple of days!


Janet Yellen or Uranus/Pluto?

Janet Yellen is getting the credit.

Wall Street is celebrating tonight.

It was a great day for the equities markets.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up an astonishing 421.28 points, climbing by 2.53 percent to close at 17.778.15

The NASDAQ Composite zoomed up by 2.24 percent, adding 104.08 points to finish the trading session at 4,748.40.

And even the normally sedate S&P 500 went wild during the day’s market action, chalking up an additional 48.34 points to wind up at 2.061.23, with a net gain for the session of 2.40 percent.

Did Janet Yellen Do It?

Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen – Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Bank

The financial news pundits, sage and smug as always, were quick to explain the extraordinary bullishness on Wall Street.

Janet Yellen did it.

No sooner had the market closed than the media was buzzing with the news.

Janet Yellen did it.

Or more precisely, Janet Yellen didn’t do it.

Janet Yellen held back, After a two-day Fed session she announced that the central bank will eventually raise interest rates, but not just yet.

If we can take Janet Yellen at her word, the rate will stay near zero for at least the first quarter of 2015.

And so, with two consecutive days of gigantic market gains, the bulls are in charge. The only way from here is up, to infinitely higher highs.

Is This A Market Top?

Unless you live in the real world, of course.

I’m not so sure that Janet Yellen and her amazing technicolor patience in refusing to push interest rates higher is really the cause of the market action.

Remember, we’re dealing with the impact of the current Uranus/Pluto waxing square. And as we documented in a recent blog post, that’s an event with a significant correlation to market volatility.

So the rally wasn’t a surprise, with or without Janet Yellen.

And a downturn is highly likely, since there seems to be little real change to support higher highs.

And while you’re at it, take a look at Janet Yellen’s horoscope:

Janet Yellen Uranus/Pluto December 2014

Janet Yellow saw her natal horoscope strongly activated by the December 2014 Uranus/Pluto waxing square, with multiple midpoint structures in play.

In this presentation of the Janet Yellen natal chart on the 90-degree dial, the dial’s red pointer aligns with the Uranus/Pluto waxing square. Look at the midpoints it triggers in her chart:

Mars/Jupiter – a surprise beginning of a fortunate activity.

Chiron/Poseidon – the inconvenience of clarifying ideas.

Mercury/Uranus – an unexpected announcement.

Neptune/Admetos – a sudden deadly poisoning through hidden actions.

Hades/Aries Point – Negligent actions that increase widespread misery and poverty.

It all adds up to an interesting picture, to say the least. While these configurations may not connect with conscious motivations for Janet Yellen, we should pay attention.

There may ultimately be negative consequences when Janet Yellen gets the credit.

Even if Janet Yellen didn’t do it.


North Pole Stress & Uranus/Pluto

North Pole New Moon Sunset

A “Midnight Sun” New Moon Sunset at the North Pole

My friend Janie just emailed me this beautiful North Pole picture of the sunset at the New Moon.

I’m not sure what the original source of the photo was. But whether or not it was actually taken at the North Pole, it’s definitely a gorgeous image.

It’s also a little ironic that this North Pole photo arrived this morning.

That’s because I’ve been reflecting on all the big world events that have been taking place. A lot has been going on the last couple of days.

That’s when we’ve been feeling the effects of the current Uranus/Pluto waxing square.

Disruptive Developments

And as we expected, most of those events have been disruptive in one way or another:

The hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia.

The shootings, in Philadelphia.

The Russian ruble going into virtual free-fall.

The massacre of 132 schoolchildren by the Taliban in Pakistan.

The abrupt shift in the decades-old conflict between Cuba and the United States, reestablishing diplomatic relations.

And the North Pole.

The North Pole?


Although the event hasn’t gotten much play in the news media, the North Pole is suddenly becoming very important.

And that’s not because it’s the reputed residence of Santa Claus. He will be focusing lots of attention on the North Pole next week.

In this case, it’s Denmark that’s in the spotlight.

As reported by the Associated Press and, Denmark has just completed a 12-year, $50-million research project. It to surveyed the 2,000-kilometer-long underwater mountain range that runs north of Siberia.

It’s conclusion? The underwater mountains are actually a part of Greenland. That’s an autonomous territory controlled by Denmark.

Bigger Than Denmark Itself

As a result, Denmark is now claiming sovereignty over 556,463 square miles of the North Pole. That’s an area about 20 times the size of Denmark itself.

This puts Denmark in direct competition and possible confrontation with both the U.S. and Russia. They both also claim the same territory as theirs.

What does it mean? We can learn a lot from Denmark’s official publication  on the “Kingdom of Denmark Strategy for the Arctic 2011-2020” – you can download the pdf version here.

Demark North Pole UranusPluto

Denmark’s claim of North Pole sovereignty comes into focus when we see the effect of the Uranus/Pluto waxing square.

And don’t forget the astrology involved.

The transits hitting the Denmark national horoscope at the time of the Uranus/Pluto waxing square are very powerful.

It’s a Neptune Return for the nation. It’s time for big ideas and new fantasies.

Jupiter conjoins the national Poseidon. That’s even more evidence of expanded thinking.

Chiron conjoins Demark’s national Kronos. So there may be issues about superiority and domination.

And most important of all, the transiting Uranus/Pluto square aligns with the Mars/Hades square in Denmark’s chart.

This could get serious!


Online Trading Freebie & DVD Deal

ord, I’ve been preoccupied the last couple of days watching the effects of this week’s Uranus/Pluto waxing square. I’ll share some reflections on that a little later today.

In the meantime, though, I wanted to let you know about some online trading deals that are time-sensitive.

They’re being promoted by a couple of the publishing companies I work with.

Both of them are major values if you’re into online trading, market astrology, or the astro-trading advantage.

Both of them have tight time-frames attached, so you’ll need to take action right away if you want to take advantage of them.

Online Trading Book Free

The first comes from Halliker’s, Inc., the company headed up by Larry Jacobs that recently published the new Guide To Successful Online Trading: Secrets From The Pros.

I contributed a chapter to that book on The Astro-Trading Advantage.

The book’s been out for about a week now, but Halliker’s is running a special deal through from now through Saturday, December 20:

You can download a Kindle copy of the book absolutely free!

You’ll find more details on the book on my recent blog post about its publication..

To get your free Kindle copy from Amazon between now and December 20 go to:

40% Savings Today Only on Astro-Trading DVDs


The second offer comes from my regular publishing company, Harmonic Research Associates.
As their “Dead of the Day” today, they’re offering copies of one of my DVD series on astro-trading techniques.
Between now and midnight Pacific Time, you can get it at a 40 percent discount – which is is an exceptional value!
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This six-volume DVD series takes you step-by-step through the complete process of creating and executing a comprehensive astro-trading plan.
Here’s a qucik summary of what’s included:
On Disc One of this exciting series, you’ll encounter the power of the Trading Triad, explore the geometry of planetary actions, learn the critical 80/20 rule for successful trading, and much, much more!
Disc Two of this powerful series unlocks the secrets of planetary harmonics and the Law of Vibration, reveals the hidden money dynamics in horoscopes, and discusses strategies for enhancing your personal wealth. It’s packed with information you can use right away!
On Disc Three of this extraordinary astro-trading experience, you’ll see how the horoscopes of countries, leaders, stock exchanges and more all connect to create remarkable trading opportunities. You’ll explore incorporation and first-trade dynamics, key trading signals, and more!
Disc Four of this dynamic series opens up the inner workings of planetary price lines, time-frame analysis, the astrology of geopolitical market influences, integrative analysis strategies, and much, much more!
Disc Five of this power-packed series focuses on price and time resonance, back-testing strategies, finding successful trade set-ups, and filtering out market noise. It’s loaded with specific insights that can sharpen your trading edge!
The powerful discussions on Disc Six of this ground-breaking series include the principles of profitable stock selection, the use of Transneptunian factors in astro-trading, astrological strategies for entering trades, and a special astro-trading strategy for extra profits during earning season!
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* Tuning in to the geometry of planetary actions
* Using astrological timing for trading results
* Exploring the risk-reward axis in the horoscope
* Understanding W. D. Gann calendar divisions
* Money and planetary rulerships
* The market’s connection to squares and square roots
* Vibration and the monochord
* Connecting with the core principles of first-trade charts
* Horoscopes that create trading opportunities
* Applying the George Bayer precedent
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* Analyzing transits to first-trade horoscopes
* Adding transneptunian factors to a chart
* Earnings Report trading strategies
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* Transferring zodiac positions to market price points
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Stock Market Crash? Just A Dip?

A stock market crash. When I put out the word late Thursday evening that I’d be hosting an emergency webinar after the closing bell yesterday, that wasn’t the only thing on my mind.

But if you listened the bears, a stock market crash was already underway.

The Emergency Wasn’t A Stock Market Crash

The “emergency” I was talking about wasn’t the start of a stock market crash. It was the danger of complacency, especially as we get to the end of the year.

It’s a treacherous time to fall asleep at the wheel, with or without a stock market crash.

That’s why I used the webinar to ask “Can You Avoid The Year-End Trading Trap?”

It wasn’t a terribly lengthy session. We were just together for about 40 minutes. But during that time we really packed in a lot of powerful information!

Most of the session was about the next big astrological event:

The Uranus/Pluto Waxing Square

We’ve already been through five of these bad boys in the past two years. We’ve got two more ahead of us. The last one comes in March.

But the one we’re worried about right now is scheduled for next Monday!

The markets definitely react to this kind of planetary action. Just take a look at the typical behavior of the VIX:

VIX - Uranus-Pluto Stock Market Crash

The VIX measures market volatility, and it typically increases dramatically right after a Uranus/Pluto waxing square. While that doesn’t always mean that a stock market crash is on the way, it does represent a potential opportunity for traders.

I’ve just finished up some updated research on the effect of the Uranus/Pluto waxing square on the markets. It extends the work that went into the original monograph on this phenomenon. That was published two years ago.

I’ve published the latest findings in a new report called the Uranus/Pluto Astro-Trading Update. It’s available now at Harmonic Research Associates.

Watch The Webinar Replay

That research was also one of the things we talked about in last night’s webinar. In case you missed it, you can watch it right here:

market crash


By the way, many of the charts that were featured in the webinar are also reproduced in the Uranus/Pluto Astro-Trading Update report.


That report is essential reading if you want to take full advantage of this astro-trading opportunity. And if you don’t already have a copy of the original monograph on The Uranus/Pluto Waxing Square 2012 – 2015, you’ll want to pick up a copy of that, too. It gives you the full background perspective you need to understand why this is such an extraordinary time. And it can help you increase your trading profits, too!

By the way, here’s the link mentioned at the end of the webinar: