The general trend of further economic instability will continue during the month of August, when the aspect of the Sun, Mercury, Venus and Jupiter will all be present in Leo. We will also have to deal with the fall out from the disharmonious relationship that arises from the presence of Mars and Saturn in Scorpio.
August will therefore be one of the worst months of the year suggesting great frustrations, an atmosphere of war, and as well the discovery of a number of scandals with an overall atmosphere that is far from everyone’s familiar routines and needs.
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This trend began already on July 17th when Jupiter arrived in Leo, and indicates hazards and risks to come everywhere, as people dig themselves out of trouble, with regard to the banks, the economy, publication of falling business profits and volatile currency fluctuations.
On August 1st Venus has a dramatic aspect suggesting a major financial crisis, and publication of a significant body of reports of banks or countries that may be in great difficulties.
From August 2nd to August 12th there are many pointers to continuing financial difficulties, with people in no mood to simply enjoy the regular pleasures of life.
From August 1st to August 9th the Sun and Mercury will have an aspect of 90 degrees with Saturn, leading to a pessimistic atmosphere with centres of world instability and imbalance between the powers and the resumption of a growing cold war between them.
While an atmosphere of war has been developing since been the beginning of the month with Venus in an aspect of 90 degrees to Uranus this also represents a major crisis for the economic life of nations. Statistics may provide news that could hurt markets or related business activities.
From August 1st to August 10th we enter a period in the month where the Sun is in a disharmonious aspect with Saturn. This aspect hints as to the great dangers that currently affect what are highly unstable world economic models perhaps leading to depression.
From August 5th to August 10th Mercury is in a disharmonious aspect with Saturn as well.
From August 14th to August 18th Venus is linked to Jupiter in Leo. This aspect drives people to gamble and take risks, simultaneously with Jupiter which creates a 90 degree aspect to Mars adjacent to Saturn
This square provides a more forceful hard alarm signal of impending of war. Continued poor international relations and a difficult economic outlook form aspects of all the many difficulties, ranging from regional tensions, war and other situations that likely may affect financial markets in a major way.
From August 15th to August 26th Mars is linked to Saturn in Scorpio – dangerous events, financial frustrations, a long, hot summer full of militancy and activism promises great dangers. Diplomatic relationships between the powers may worsen too, all adding to the drama and impact on financial markets.
On August 16th Mercury reaches its natural place in Virgo and remains, until August 19th, in a 180 degree highly disharmonious aspect with Neptune. This can bring scandals and exposures by the media concerning corruption, dishonesty and irresponsible behaviours.
From August 18th to August 30th Venus is in a 90 degrees aspect with Mars. This disharmonious and aggressive relationship can only be extremely problematic for all financial matters. There is a martial atmosphere of war and danger. In a polarised society Jews and Arabs may protest against the establishment. Physical barriers and fire zones may create unstable situations and have major adverse economic impact.
On August 24th the Sun also reaches its natural place with Virgo. There will be a return to normal routines, preparations and behaviours. These will echo the harmonious relationship with Neptune and symbolize the need for clever formulations to bring agreements, culminating it looks like between August 27th and August 30th. Even so there is a bad aspect and risk of fraud in a number of business transactions.
From August 20th to August 22nd Mercury is in a harmonious aspect with Pluto, which may present opportunities for solutions, maybe including with new political connections as well.
From August 22nd to August 27th Saturn creates a disharmonious 90 degree aspect with Venus – this is the worst aspect for the economy one could have. It portends the possibility of economic downfall, of economic depression and the experience of renewed poverty. As well, in parallel Scorpio’s aspect in Mars will be fighting against the people’s economic needs.
From August 24th to August 26th Mercury is in a harmonious aspect with Saturn. a good time for arranging to firm up new contracts and the trend between countries will be to cooperate on economic situations all with a great yearning for normality again.
Signatures on current agreements already indicate realistic compromises. Neither side of many deals will be entirely happy but accept no alternative. In parallel, on August 27th Venus will be in 90 degrees with Mars, indicating the balancing of forces otherwise opposed against each other and coming to equilibrium.
Between August 26th and August 31st Mercury will be in Virgo but without other relationships. There may be strikes and difficulties in some sectors of the economy, with a need to postpone some things until normal functioning is restored.