author of The Textbook for Financial Astrology
"The key to being a good Astrologer is to abstain from trying
to outsmart the universe" – Kaye Shinker
March 18, 1940 - November
18, 2011 -
At the end of her life Kaye was actively teaching
students of financial astrology at astrologicalinvesting.com,
writing articles for the web site, blogging on the
astrologicalinvesting blog, traveling for speaking
engagements and doing personal consulting.
Kaye had been elected Director for Education on the
NCGR Board and was serving on the NCGR-PAA Board of
- On November 18, 2011 the astrological world lost a
great teacher who contributed much to the study of financial
astrology as well as the world in which she lived.
Kaye loved teaching, it was her joy, her passion to
share with others what she knew. We all miss her. Kaye
was my first financial astrology teacher, a friend and
inspiration, and my partner in Astrological Investing.com.
she is no longer with us, her spirit and her teaching
continues on though her students and this web site.-
Before Kaye's death, she had talked of updating
the textbooks she used for teaching her students. Therefore,
Astrological Investing is working to produce a series
of lectures that will encompass the teachings Kaye offered
through her textbooks. These will be an updated replacement
for Kaye Shinker's textbooks, The Textbook for Financial
the Financial Astrology Article page for these lectures.
BIO - Kaye
was born March 18, 1940 4:44 pm in Portsmouth, Ohio.
She attended the University of Illinois and graduated
from Roosevelt University in Chicago, although she said
her real education was from 18.5 years of owning a printing
business with her husband in Chicago. They retired at
age 55. Three weeks later started a new business
racing thoroughbred horses. Kaye earned the NCGR
Level IV Certification in Counseling and Education as
well as the ISAR CAP Certification. Kaye loved
to talk about everyone's favorite subject - money -
the marketplace, where to look for bargains and what
Kaye's work included her
original four books, The Textbook For Financial Astrology.
forward in 2012
am basically an intermediate trader. Though I use astrology
in my trading, it is very important for me as a trader
to pay attention to technical charts." Marley
Astrologer Marlene Pfeifle approaches the market from
a different point of view than her former partner Kaye
Shinker. Kaye was her first financial astrology teacher
who always pointed out that selecting equities that
will outperform the market over the long term and slowly
gain in valuation was what she wanted to teach her students.
However, with the understanding that one needs to select
fundamentally strong stocks in the financial sectors
receiving dynamic Jupiter transits, Marley uses both
technical and geocosmic analysis and buys and holds
for short to intermediate periods of time. Marley
is an active intermediate trader and likes to trade
equities that are in the sector Jupiter is transiting,
and the S&P ETF, SPY.
About the New Moon Newsletter - In Lesson Eight, titled
Mundane Astrology, in The
Textbook for Financial Astrology, Book 4, Kaye Shinker
outlined how to read a New Moon chart. Kaye always
read the New Moon chart from the point of view of Washington
D.C. and gave predictions in the newsletters foretelling
events which included economic, political, sociological,
entrepreneurial, and meteorological conditions.
Marley's New Moon reports are different. Using New York,
NY for the location of the New Moon chart instead, she
focuses on the economic issues and political conditions
affecting the financial market.
"In my reading
I'll interpret the house placement of the New Moon
for the NYSE and major aspects going on as represented
in the chart.
However, knowing how
astrology actually coincides with market cycles and
understanding the market trend will help you become
more profitable in the market - more so than just
reading transits in a mundane horoscope. Knowing
both astrology and technical aspects is your best
Each weekend, my associate,
Randall Ashbourne writes a stock market forecast in
his Eye of Ra Report on his web site, http://www.theidiotandthemoon.com.
The information on the web site is free, I hope
you take advantage of the valuable information he
shares in his books and on the web site." Marley
Pfeifle (Marley) and Robert Hand at the Texas STAR
- Left to right - Astrologers Robert Schmidt, Richard
Tarnas, and Kaye Shinker at the NCGR National Conference.
Kaye snickering at Robert Schmidt's joke along
with Richard Tarnas.
Kaye's photo essay of the NCGR conference in Baltimore
can be seen on-line
at the NCGR
What others have said about Astrologicalinvesting.com:
August 7, 2009 - Kaye Shinker was interviewed
by CNBC and was quoted in their article titled,
"...So, as the
market logs its fourth straight up week, we
decided the only way to solve this, short of
an arm-wrestling match, was to consult the stars.
“Next week seems
pretty good,” said Kaye Shinker, author
of “The Textbook for Financial Astrology,”
adding that the Dow could go to 9,800."
17 - 2009: Astrological Investing featured as
the Site of the Week at astrologywizard.com
"...As I write
it seems many don’t have the cash to invest
anymore, so clearly those that do must be more
careful than ever. Here’s a site established
to explain how astrology helps investors reach
the right decisions, with lots of information
for the casual surfer and with more available
after you complete their free registration."
26, 2007 - Astrological Investing is written about
- One Approach to Making Money
The stock market has
been uneventful today so I ((RAH))
decided to look around on the Internet for some
interesting material. I searched Yahoo for "astrological
investing" and up popped 2,660,000 hits.
I guess lots of people keep track of the stars
and planets as they pick their investments.
I found Astrological
Investing.com, a good place to start learning
about financial astrology. The site is well
organized and has lots of interesting articles
by Kaye Shinker and Marlene Pfeifle, the site's
Financial astrology is
not for me, but there are a multitude of approaches
to investing, so if studying the heavens works
for you, keep looking at the sky.
Investing was honored to be featured in Astropro's
Web site Of the Week (WOW)for October
22, 2007. WOW is a weekly selection of a notable
astrological or related web sites, distinguished
for exceptional content and execution. http://www.astropro.com/wow-582.html