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We are entering the 19`th week of a Primary cycle which started on Feb 9, 2018. We have been in a strong congestion period. Nevertheless, we should be looking for the end of the current Primary cycle (the nominal 18-week cycle).
From last week:
“18 weeks is pointing to the week of June 11 but remember it could land between 15 weeks and 21 weeks, the typical range for a Primary cycle that is coming due.”
I’m expecting the Primary cycle low in the last week of June or 1st week in July. I’m looking at June 26 where Mars turn retrograde. This has a history of occurring close to Primary cycle troughs. Look at June 26 +- 7 td’s. (trading days). Quad Witching on November 15 may have been the start of the move down into a Primary cycle trough.
There is also a 9-year cycle due although the current nominal 7-year cycle may have expanded into the 9-year cycle.
The current 4 year cycle for the SP500 started on Feb 11, 2016. We should be looking for a 15.5 month cycle low. There are typically 3 - 15.5 month cycles in the 4 year cycles.
The 4 year may have 3 -15.5 month cycles and / or 2 - 23 month cycles (a half cycle).
For the SP500
The following weekly chart of the SP500 shows the 4 year cycle (blue) and the ½ cycle of 23 months (red). These show the next 4 year cycle trough will be in the August 2019 to February 2020 +- a number of months at this point.
For the DJIA
The following weekly chart of the DJIA shows the 4 year cycle (blue) and the 15.5 month (red). There are approx. 3 - 15.5 month in the Primary cycle.
Some dates for June which could kick off the Primary cycle are.
June 14 Venus square Uranus
June 16 – 18 Uranus semi-square Neptune
This time period may see accelerated geophysical events.
Watch for impractical ventures and unusual situations.
General deceit and / or changes in trend for crude.
Often occurs when a bottom is forming in a basing pattern rather than a sharp move down. We may see a double bottom.
Often occurs when a bottom is forming in a basing pattern rather than a sharp move down. We may see a double bottom.
June 21-22 Venus opposition Mars
June 23 Mercury opposition Pluto
June 26 Mars retrograde
June 27 Sun opposition Saturn
I’m looking for a Primary cycle low in the last week of June. Or 1st week in July.
In July there will be 3 powerful eclipses
July 12 Solar Partial Eclipse
This one could be nasty. I’ll try and do a separate summary of the eclipses.
July 27 Total Lunar Eclipse
Aug 11 Solar Partial Eclipse.
Starting now be prepared for more serious events from now through July 2018. These could be violent events in the mid-East and events involving Russia, China and the US. This may involve Syria and quite possibly other war like activity in Pakistan and India.
We may also see increased earthquakes and volcanic activity. North Korea and the USA had their meeting on June 12th. Wait and see the results. As I pointed out some time ago North Korea will probably no problem in 2018.
Some of the cycles that are coming due are:
- The Primary Cycle (nominal 18 week trough) around mid to the end of June.
- 9 month cycle
- 9 year
- 5 week.
The Primary Cycles
The SP500 continued to move up until June 13th. I’m looking for this to move down next week. On e of the aspects on June 18 is Neptune Retrograde. This often appears as a basing pattern where there may be one or two bottom moves rather than a sharp move lower.
Price has moved above the 15 day sma and the 45 day sma. The 15 day sma is above the 45 day sma. These are positive placements.
On a shorter term basis I track a 27 cd (calendar day) cycle which will be due June 19th.
The 27 cd cycle are the red vertical lines.
The blue squares on the chart show the Mars / Uranus squares. The last blue square was exact on May 16th and due to retrograde motion will be exact again on August 1, 2018 then Sept 18, 2018. The one black square is the semi-square of Uranus and Neptune.
9 Year Cycle
As an example of the DJIA following is a weekly chart of the Dow Jones and the 9 year cycle. As we’ve said many times longer term cycles coming due often distorts the faster moving cycles.
The 9 month cycle
The above chart shows the 9 month or 39 week cycle (blue vertical lines). It was due and appears to have formed in late January. The 20 week cycle was added as well (red vertical lines). Any green lines are a combination of the 20 and 40 week cycles.
From the last few posts:
“This coming year could see an increase in geophysical activity, both earthquakes and volcanos.”
Following are the significant earthquakes (> 6.0) so far in January 2018.
Jan 23 Alaska 7.9
Jan 10 Honduras 7.5
Jan 14 Peru 7.1
Jan 19 Mexico 6.3
Jan 21 Chile 6.3
Jan 25 Russia 6.2
Feb 16 Mexico 7.2
Feb 25 Papua New Guinea 7.5
Mar 6 Papua New Guinea 6.7
Mar 8 Papua New Guinea 6.8
Mar 24 Papua New Guinea 6.3
Mar 24 Southeast Indian Ridge 6.3
Mar 25 Indonesia 6.4
Mar 26 Papua New Guinea 6.6
Mar 29 Papua New Guinea 6.9
Apr 2 Bolivia 6.8
Apr 7 Papua New Guinea 6.3
Apr 10 Chile 6.2
Apr 19 Prince Edward Island 6.0
May 5 Tajikistan 6.2
May 5 Papua New Guinea 6.0
There has been a number of volcano’s erupting as well. Japan and Hawaii.
On a longer term basis the following monthly chart of the DJIA shows the 15 year cycle (red vertical lines) and the 45 year cycle (blue lines). The 15 year is due now, the 45 year due in Sept 2019. This is another example of a longer term cycle possibly distorting shorter term cycles. Bear in mind they need a broad orb.
The above combination, with Saturn in Capricorn, could be defining problems / restrictions for the general population, particularly the mature population (pensions?) and with the Sun could affect the President or other leaders. This combination could affect a number of years in the future as Saturn is in a sign for approx. 2 ½ years. Other conditions this may highlight are State funerals, public sorrow and disappointment in general. State assets could be affected as well as industries connected to metals and mining.
The following monthly chart of the DJIA shows when Saturn has been in Capricorn (red x’s). Notice they have all had significant drops.
There could be some type of surprise coming in 2018 from the government or exposing something from the past. There could also be a major breakdown in world affairs or leaders.
The following daily chart of the SP500 shows the Jupiter price line (blue) and the Sun/Earth price line (green). Both of these price lines have a history of providing support and resistance.
When the two lines cross we often see a big range day or reversal. In the current instance it was a high near the crossing of the Sun and Jupiter price lines.
Note how price went down. There was another big range day on April 6th. The red square is the Jupiter / Neptune trine. The price lines will cross again on June 11th.
This has a history of changes in trend in the US markets and specifically crude which has started down.
I continue to watch the 24th harmonic cycle (360 / 24) cycles for short term turns. The brown squares are Sun / Saturn 24 degrees on the following daily chart. The blue vertical lines are 24 cd’s (calendar days).
The 2nd last hit was March 29, 2018 and was a big range day. The next dates are June 27th then August 10th I have added 3 price lines to this chart.
- Saturn – black
- Uranus – purple
- Neptune - light blue
Note, on May 14 price moved up and was stopped at the Neptune price line (light blue).
Note the date, Feb 9th, 2018 was the day of the low and a big range day. Note the recent dates. The Neptune Price Line (light blue) is acting as resistance.
These price lines can act as support / resistance. It has been at highs and lows. Note also when they cross often gets a reaction in price on a short-term basis. Also note, near the top of the chart is a light blue line. This is the Neptune Price Line.
Price has recently found resistance on the black Saturn price line.
This coming week may see increased geophysical activity as Uranus is in semi-square to Neptune on June 16 and Neptune turning retrograde on June 18. Watch for some type of crisis or revolution. We are entering the difficult time mentioned over the last few months.
Gold’s move lower on Friday was a surprise was driven by the decision of the EU to keep interest rates at lows into next year and EU quantitative easing will end his year.
The above gave a boost to the US$ and the drop in precious metals was a result of it being largely priced in US$.
Gold had started a new Primary cycle on December 12. From December 12 we are entering the 26th week of a Primary cycle. It is possible we just put in a Primary cycle low on May 21st which would put us 4 weeks along.
On occasion the Primary cycle can expend away from it’s more normal 18 week length. This looks like one of them. I’m looking for astrological aspects which have a history of changing the trend for Gold.
Watch Gold closely here, we also may have put in a shortened Primary cycle on March 1 or we are in the process of putting in a Primary cycle low in Gold now (i.e. May 21st)
Gold is being affected by movement in the US$ and the Euro.
The blue vertical lines are the 40 trading day cycle.
Seasonally Gold is usually flat over the early summer months with a history of moving up starting in August.
Price is below the 15 sma and the 45 day sma. The 15 sma and 45 day sma have crossed and appeared to roll over last week.
The following chart shows two daily envelope channels like the chart for the SP500 above. The blue squares are the Sun square Neptune which often results in a short term change in trend.
The following chart shows a 27 cd (calendar day) cycle (blue vertical lines). The next being June 29, 2018. The Moon takes 27 days to orbit the Earth and the Sun takes 27 days to revolve once at the Sun’s equator.
The red lines headed up are the Mars price lines. Gold has been moving sideways since January 2018 and have found both resistance and support at the Mars price line. The darker red Mars lines are the main aspect. Moving below the dark red Mars price line was bearish now we need to move above the darker red Mars price line. It may hit resistance. Price did not go through the next Mars price line. Two weeks ago it bounced off the Mars price line.
The small x’s on the chart show when heliocentric Mercury is in Sagittarius. We often see changes in trend in Gold.
Looking at this whole chart it is based on a 24 harmonic. If you count each line from one darker red line to the next you will find there are 15 of them. 15 * 24 degrees = 360 degrees. Note price went down to Dec 12 where it bounced off a Mars Price Line.
The following daily chart of Gold shows the days Mars is entering a new sign (red squares). Look at this using +- 3 td’s (trading days). The last date was May 15. These can be at highs or lows. Dec 8 was Mars entering Scorpio the sign that it rules. Note on the chart, Mars changing signs, to any sign, often has a change in trend in Gold price. The last red circle shows Mars entering Sagittarius on January 26th. The next sign was Mars entering Capricorn on March 17th. Expect a change in trend. Then mark down May 15th as the next time Mars changes signs. This marked a low. This is one day before Uranus changes signs and enters Taurus. Mars will change signs again on August 10th.
We were looking at February 9th as being the trough of the Primary cycle. We are entering the 18th week. Crude price has moved below both the 45 day sma and 15 day sma . This looks like the crest of the Primary cycle. I’m expecting a short term move down with a higher move due which would rise into the 3rd quarter 2018.
There are many issues with Crude. The new Shanghai crude exchanged opened on March 26. This should have a negative effect of the Petrodollar (US Dollar) and possibly cause the US to lose it’s status as the world’s reserve currency. Watch this over the next few weeks / months. As Crude is sold in Yuan, purchasers are given the option to exchange Yuan to Gold. Yes there is a relatively new Gold exchange as well. They sell physical Gold rather than paper Gold as is often the case in the US. On Friday Crude was down as other commodities were also affected by the Euro moves.
The vertical red lines are the 27 cd (calendar days) cycle as shown on a number of charts.
On the following daily chart of Crude note the green lines sloping up. This is the price line for the Sun/Earth. The blue lines moving horizontal are the Pluto price lines (blue). The Pluto price line acted as support on March 1st and 2nd and again on March 9th, although on March 9th crude made a strong move during the day.
Price has been moving up earlier in the week but started down again and stopped at the Sun/Earth price line (green).
Note how price often follows the Sun price line up and often stops and reverses at the Pluto price line. We often get big range days when the two lines cross, like October 27th.and Nov 22 and recently March 23rd. and May 11th. The next date these price lines cross is June 29th +- 3 td’s (trading days).