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The New Moon in Taurus
May 3, 2011

by Kaye Shinker

New Moon forecasts show general trends and financial outlook for the month; here is the overview of the month ahead

Taurus New Moon 2011

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The New Moon in Taurus, May 3, 2011 at 2:51 am EDT Washington D.C.

The Taurus New Moon stellium is in the second house suggesting all sorts of emphasis on earned income. Everyone feels a burst of energy and creativity. They are evaluating their skills and considering ways to apply the skills to new enterprises.

This is a good time to open a savings account at your local bank. It is a good time to start a new project where you believe you can develop it into a money generator.

It is a very optimistic New Moon putting enormous energy into the task of adding tax receipts to the National treasury as well as increasing the Index averages of the various markets. Folks are waking up to opportunities to add to their personal income and using the money to add to community projects.

Mars has just left the conjunction to Jupiter and folks are full of energy ready to make a difference in their community. Also a sense of depression has lifted with Jupiter leaving the opposition to Saturn. Folks are experiencing success stories and sharing the tales with their neighbors.

Calculate the New Moon chart for the area where you live. Check the definitions for the house the Aries stellium falls. Example: Los Angeles finds the stellium in the 3rd therefore an emphasis on transportation and communications.

The Ring of Fire as well as areas prone to earthquakes and volcanoes remain dangerous since Jupiter, Mars and Uranus oppose Saturn from the heliocentric point of view. Solar flares erupting from clusters of Sun spots continue to endanger communications.

Heads up! - Next New Moon is a Solar Eclipse: Note the degree of the eclipse in the various horoscope charts.

June 1 Solar Eclipse at 11 Gemini

This is a partial solar eclipse (link to map)  It should be a quiet eclipse unless it hits a planet in your personal chart or your country’s chart.

The eclipse falls across the South Pacific starting south of New Zealand and ending at the tip of Chili or the Magellan Straits.

This New Moon, May 3rd, appears in the 2nd House (Non USA members please set the New Moon chart for the capital of your country and note the house position of the New Moon - Textbook 4,  page 30 will help you interpret the new moon for your own country) 

People are working and earning money to spend on special gifts for their family and friends.  They are adding value to their environment and making their individual lives more comfortable and efficient.  The Moon has just left a trine to Pluto, therefore people feel empowered to take control of their environment and will spend extra time and money to make it as comfortable as possible.

South Node appears in the 4th House with North Node in the 10th

The Nodes in Sagittarius/Gemini should mark the bottom of the housing market with a gradual leveling of price while they transits these signs.  Their position in four/ten indicates long discussions on the topic as pent up demand arrives in the real estate markets.

Saturn appears in the 8th House

A rebellion concerning paperwork for taxes, insurance and debt is brewing.  People consider most of it a waste of time and therefore unfair.  Caretakers of the elderly are particularly disgusted with the demands on their time from outside presumed experts.  The profit margins for insurance companies will be stressed as claims for funds related to natural disasters inundate their offices.

Pluto appears in the 11th House

Shareholders are insisting on the repatriation of overseas profits and demanding higher dividends.  Networking continues to provide background power to people and business.  Corporate boards of directors find their shareholders are insisting on realistic plans to raise dividends as well as share price.  Shareholders also insist that the company stick to its primary business.

Neptune appears in the 1st House

Now in its home sign Pisces; Neptune is exerting its ability to confuse every issue.  Appearing in the first it encourages deception and chicanery at every level of society. It is particularly important to be aware of unscrupulous people who will attempt to deprive others of their cash.  Common sense is required.

Uranus appears in the 2nd House

Uranus loves to surprise everyone.  In the second house it could be a bonus or a benefit that will put extra cash into the market place.  Expect a bubble, here a bubble there, in various commodities and stocks where a sudden increase in price falls quickly because supply has met demand. (Note our contest on the blog, Challenge Find the bubble).

Venus appears in the 2nd House

Pressure on lending institutions continues as entrepreneurs apply for funds to finance their innovative ideas. Individuals are finding plenty of work and their earnings increase the supply of tax income for every level of government. Income from dividends adds to the economy. It is important to remember to choose investments carefully.

Mercury appears in the 2nd House

Communications industry continues to produce interesting new inventions as well as income for new employees. Fraud and/or embezzlement will make headlines as various corporations are revealed to have used deceptive accounting procedures.

Jupiter appears in the 2nd House

Finally away from the opposition to Saturn, Jupiter acting on his own promises to increase supplies of materials and commodities, Therefore decreasing the price of these items. The result will be dramatic share price changes depending on the raw materials required for the business of the company.

Mars appears in the 2nd House

Military expenditures and disaster insurance will continue to demand the attention of legislators at every level. Two days from a conjunction with Jupiter, Mars is asking for a great deal of money to help clean up various messes. Individual workers will find plenty of ways to add income to place in their savings accounts.


Kaye Shinker


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