(26 April 2023) Shares have moved decrease thus far this week on
renewed banking sector fears after First Republic Financial institution reported a
stunning lack of 40% of its deposits within the first quarter. Not even
earnings beats from tech giants Microsoft and Google have been sufficient to
offset the banking jitters and the pessimistic ahead steerage of
transportation bellwether UPS. As Dow idea tells us, underperformance
by transportation shares suggests the broader markets will seemingly pattern
decrease over time. It’s not an excellent omen.
This week’s decline is a transparent manifestation of a double affliction
to the Solar. The Solar (10 Aries) was not solely conjunct Rahu (North Lunar
Node) on Monday and Tuesday, but it surely was additionally below the simultaneous and
precise third home/60 diploma facet of Saturn (10 Aquarius). Since each
Rahu and Saturn are thought-about malefics, it’s not shocking that this
double affliction to the Solar ought to have coincided with a lack of
investor confidence and a market decline. In astrology, the Solar
symbolizes confidence and vitality.
Sentiment was much more more likely to be broken since this tough
Solar-Rahu-Saturn alignment occurred close to delicate factors in some
related market horoscopes. For instance, the Ascendant (8 Aries) of the
NASDAQ chart (Feb 8, 1971) is straight impacted by this malefic
alignment as it’s only 2 levels from the Solar-Rahu conjunction.
Saturn’s sq. facet to the Jupiter-Neptune conjunction has additionally not
With Rahu and Saturn now transferring previous their precise alignment, it may
be that the market could also be in a greater place to rebound. Whereas that’s
potential, I might word that Rahu, which all the time strikes in retrograde
movement, is approaching its precise conjunction with the Ascendant at 8
Aries. This might destabilize the marketplace for some time longer, even when
the Saturn affect is diminishing within the coming days.
We must always rigorously monitor the motion of retrograde Mercury right here,
since it’s subsequent to fall below the precise facet of Saturn. It is going to type
a precise 60 diploma facet with Saturn between Could 11 and Could 18 simply as
it completes its retrograde cycle. Mercury is because of station direct on
Could 14 at 11 Aries when it’ll resume its regular ahead movement and
start to flee from the pessimistic and disruptive influences of Saturn
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