May begins with the Jupiter's entry in Aries. On May 7,
Jupiter leaves (sidereal) Pisces and enters the next zodiac
sign, Aries. Jupiter's transit from one zodiac sign to the
next occurs, on average, once a year. Aries being cardinal and
fire sign ruled by friendly Mars, Jupiter in Aries has a
tendency to enhance material prosperity for those who have well
placed and connected Mars and Jupiter in their birth charts
while others likely to experience their prosperity diminish. In
general, transit of Jupiter in Aries is positive. For one
thing material prosperity around the world is likely to expand.
(It must be noted that despite Jupiter's positive influence on
world material prosperity, effects of other planets should also
be taken into account to assess the net result or effect). In
addition, the influence of entrepreneurs, and in general, most
of the leaders from all fields will shape the future direction
of our social evolution through the material,
philosophical and spiritual debate. In other words, the Aries
Jupiter is known to be responsible for world material and wealth
expansion. So from that perspective expect some positive
economic changes during this period and welcome the Jupiter's
entry in Aries.
Besides Jupiter's entry in Aries, the important planetary
configurations for May include Neptune-Saturn (May 15-30)
ninefold opposition and Saturn-Mars quincunx (May 23-25).
And the auspicious planetary configurations for May are
Pluto-Neptune (May 1-15), Uranus-Saturn (May 25- June 6) and
Neptune-Rahu (May 27 - June 7) ninefold trines; Rahu-Mars (May
3-5), Rahu-Jupiter (May 9-15) and Pluto-Mars (May 18-20) trines;
Neptune-Mars (May 10-12) sextile and Pluto-Uranus (May 18-29)
The Neptune-Saturn ninefold opposition
will be responsible for behind the scene international dealings
and covert activities especially in Russia, Europe, Middle East
And these acts will later may manifest into worldwide
crisis (violence, unrest, etc.). The Saturn-Mars quincunx
may become the reason for increased political tension between
India and Pakistan.
During the entire month, the auspicious ninefold trines and
sextiles will be responsible for scientific advances and
technological breakthrough in areas of biotechnology, medicine,
high tech and communication sciences. These trines and
sextiles will also be responsible for worldwide economic growth.
The countries that are more likely to be affected during this
month will be: Russia, China, Europe, Middle-East (Libya,
Egypt, Syria, Saudi-Arabia, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Palestine and
Israel) and USA.
President Obama and his administration:
President Obama's operating planet Neptune
has just been in trine with his natal Venus, and therefore, he
is likely to enjoy better political atmosphere both at home as
well as with international leaders. In addition, with
Jupiter's entry in Aries, his progressive Jupiter enters the 9th
house (11th from the eleventh) house of his progressive chart.
As a result, he is likely to gain prestige, fame and goodwill
from public. However, the ninefold Pluto in his ninefold
progressive chart enters the first house. And that means, until
May 9th he needs to be careful in making decisions as he will be
constantly vacillating and remain unsure about the key decisions
that he wants to make. Ideally he should postpone them till
after May 9 if possible. However, if he must then he must
verify (double check) all the facts before he makes that
decision. The rest of the month seems reasonably okay for him..
May 1: Osama Bin Laden was
killed by US Commandos.
May 4-6: He and his
administration mulled over the decision if the graphic pictures
of the Osama Bin Laden's body to be released.
May 23: European trip....visits
to Ireland, United Kingdom and the Central European countries
were very presidential and successful especially after the
killing of the world's most wanted terrorist Osama Bin Laden.
In the public poll Obama's ratings
During the first week of May, the influence
of the Uranus-Jupiter ninefold opposition will be reflected in a
religious event or a religious crisis. The rest of the month
looks to be positive from economical growth and advances in
scientific and technological area standpoint. The Jupiter's
entry in Aries will certainly bring the positive energy in
business and social environment. Despite difficult period
that Americans have been going through, there will be increased
optimism about future and people are likely to feel good about
themselves and their surroundings. Pluto-Neptune ninefold trine
is very favorable for country's economic growth as scientific
advances and technological breakthrough in areas of
biotechnology, medicine, high tech and communication sciences
will make the headline news.
May 1: Osama Bin Laden was
killed by US Commandos
Russia: The first half of the month
will be positive for Russia, and it will be reflected in
economic growth and political stability and improved
relationship with the world including the USA. However,
during the second half of the month, domestic unrest or natural
or man-made calamities will be on rise.
Europe: The first two weeks of May are
really positive for the continent from the economical growth and
political stability standpoint. Occurrences of natural or
man-made calamities will be rare. The second half of May,
however, may turn out to be challenging as social discontent and
covert activities will be on rise. Overall, I believe the month
looks to be positive from general happiness standpoint.
China, Japan, and Pacific-rim countries: As
noted last month, Japan's recovery from the nuclear disaster due
to the earthquake will continue to be sluggish and it will take
till the middle of September for Japan to recover from the
disaster and return to normal life. The first two weeks are
positive for the entire region (China, Japan, Korea and other
pacific rim countires from economical progress standpoint. The financial
markets will continue to grow.
Middle East: The social unrest that began
since the beginning of the year will continue to spread across
the region, especially during the last two weeks of the month. The
Neptune-Saturn ninefold opposition and Saturn-Mars quincunx will
become responsible for behind the scene activities, covert
activities and subsequently a coupe like atmosphere for nations
which are going through the transformation to democratization.
Religion: The influence of the auspicious
ninefold trines and sextiles of major planets with Jupiter will
be responsible for a new and positive change in the world of
religion during the entire month.
Natural and Man-made Calamities: The
natural calamities like extreme weather conditions, wildfires,
hurricanes, heavy rains, air crashes as well as man made
accidents are more likely to occur on May 23-25.
Earthquakes: Based on the new earthquake prediction model,
the earthquake(s) of magnitude 7 or higher, if occur, are likely
to occur on May 5, 7, 10-12, 17-18, 20, 22, 24-26 and 28-29.
There was no
earthquake of magnitude 7 or higher in May.
While man-made calamities may manifest themselves in terrorism,
unrest, violence, accidents, and air crashes, the natural
calamities are likely to include extreme weather conditions such
as severe cold winters, and equally intensive droughts,
hurricanes or typhoons, thunderstorms, earthquakes and fires
on the last month's World Financial Markets
markets for May will begin with a mixed tone, followed by a
bullish two weeks, then mixed again, then bearish, and finally
end the month with a bullish tone.
It must be noted that the basis for the following
predictions mainly includes the influence of the planets Saturn,
Jupiter, and Mars along with the slower moving modern planets
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. For the ninefold analysis, the fast
moving planets like Mercury, Venus, Sun, and Moon can also
influence the outcome of the world markets. However, these
influences, although usually insignificant, are difficult to
account for as the analysis then becomes too complex to make
market predictions. Therefore, should it become necessary
to account for the influence of fast moving planets the timely
advanced updates whenever appropriate will be provided.
May 1-2: Mixed
May 3-15: Bullish
May 16-19: Mixed
May 20-25: Bearish
May 26-31: Bullish
the exception of few days, the
world financial markets pretty much followed the predictions
during the month.
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