This is a month with mixed messages as a slowing Mercury enters Capricorn before turning Retrograde on the 12th and backing into Sagittarius the next week. So, get your holiday shopping done early! A quickly moving Venus, visiting three Signs this month, rushes social matters along as well as commerce. Affairs of the heart may turn serious. Jupiter and Neptune turn Direct, in harmony with Saturn, so the economy and the political world will have the juice to move ahead again. Beware because Jupiter will eventually Conjunct Uranus in Taurus in April of 2024, most likely disrupting both climate and economies. The Sun enters Capricorn on the 21st at the Winter Solstice followed by a series of supportive Aspects between the big Planets through the end of the year, describing a time when cooperation and progress are being promoted.
Here’s a Peek at 2024! In this Year of the Wood Dragon, the global focus will be the legal and political chaos around the USA elections. While Jupiter Sextile Saturn promotes a solid economy, American commodities, agriculture, and financial markets will be leading the way. Currency innovation will grow but bring with it cyber manipulation. Cuba and Florida are facing challenges politically and environmentally requiring government expenditures, and innovation in civic and building technology, adapting to rising ocean levels. Europe will withdraw into their own affairs while the Pacific Rim economies will see growth and increased exchange among that community. Our video Forecasts are at www.PlanetaryCalendar.com/forecasts