Mercury is still retrograde, but even after it goes direct on July 20, there will be a lingering portion of the cycle left.
It can serve as a reminder of everything that’s gotten messed up in our lives and our communications during the previous three weeks, and it can also help us focus our consciousness in ways that bring us better results in the markets and in all our other activities as well.
Along the way, it can also help us reduce the risk that we’re taking in the markets. That’s one of the themes of a new article that I’ve just written for TraderPlanet.com.
You’ll find the complete article on the TraderPlanet site at:
The devastation from Hurricane Sandy has shut down floor trading on the New York Stock Exchange for the second day in a row, and much of the Northeast is still reeling from the massive impact of this huge storm.
But while it’s easy to get caught up in the costly destruction of this event, we shouldn’t overlook the storm’s potential for bringing some positive results as well, especially in the realm of consciousness.
I shared some of my reflections on this subject, as well as some of the astrological implications of this historic weather event, in an article published in the most recent issue of the FinancialCyclesWeekly newsletter.
In the article I noted that Sandy’s ability to provide a “diversion from partisan confrontation, with the possibility of coming together creatively and cooperatively to deal with the effects of bad weather, could be a very good thing.”
You can read the complete article on the FinancialCyclesWeekly website at http://www.financialcyclesweekly.com/public/1566.cfm
By the way, the hurricane’s destructive force itself also opens up some potential opportunities for profitable astro-trading. I’ll be highlighting some of them in the next issue of the FinancialCyclesWeekly newsletter.