In 19751 began to test the thesis that applied financial astrology can provide an edge to investors through mastery of the psychological component of investment behavior. Named "animal spirits" by the British economist John Maynard Keynes, market psychology often has little to do with supply/demand fundamentals that constitute the mainstay of the current MBA generation's investment process. Even with technical analysis, which aims to take a stab at market psychology, there are few methods that can identify exact periods of potential trend change and propose the event catalysts through astrological symbolism, generally months in advance.!!] Financial astrology has improved my understanding of market psychology and has often given subscribers a considerable edge in making profitable trading decisions.
No tool - whether fundamental, technical, or astrological - works consistently well all the time. Nor is financial astrology suited to be a standalone market analysis tool - it's only one of many factors in the markets. Even if one accepted the purely astrological premise that all events are astrologically influenced - a market analyst would need to calculate the horoscopes not only for every trader, but also for every company, exchange, country, and major political figure in the world to come anywhere close to a precise astrological forecast. Not only is this type of analysis not possible with the fastest supercomputers, but the marginal benefits from this exercise do not exceed the marginal costs. Analysis of general astrological influences affecting the world at large, named "mundane astrology," is combined with other factors which impact primary U.S. market exchanges and on occasion major political leaders and events. Together these combine the bulk of the principal astrological factors that impact financial markets on a daily basis.
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