How strong is this historical connection between major economic downturns and the sunspot cycles? We can learn more about this connection of sunspots to economic downturns by directly graphing them together as shown above (ed.). Quite clearly, the Chart (ed.) shows us that there is a rather strong connection between major recessions and the peaks of the sunspot cycles.
In as much as these cycles, and many like them give long term trends, and explain the past very well, I prefer to look at the aspects at the very short term, as shown at the stockstars blog. There is a daily reading on the solar activity there.
You can't knock traditional analysis. And the above chart from the folks at livecharts.co.uk does a great job. But one fundamental weakness in it, is that it uses markets own values to predict values.
Aspects in Astrology, have absolutely nothing to do with the markets per se. They are the angles that exist between the various planets, moon, and other stellar entities.
The fact that there is a correlation, and that it goes way into the future is the very essence of this form of analysis.
This clip, is a typical, logical explanation of why the "Credit Crunch" took place. But what it does not explain, is why the people started to notice the mistakes last year, and more importantly, why they were so trusting before it was all scrutinized.
If you are an Astrologer you would know what Saturn in Virgo means.