America Falls Into Recession and Stocks Tank in 2016

Optimism in the stock market by Wall Street took a big hit in 2015. The average year-end 2016 target for the S&P 500 for the 10 strategists surveyed by MarketWatch is actually lower than the average of their original 2015 targets. At this time last year, the strategists had pegged the S&P 500 ending 2015 at an average of 2,201. It closed at 2,061 today, December 31, (for a 0.1% gain year to date). For the end of 2016, those same analysts have an average target of 2,193.


For astrologers new to financial astrology, the S&P 500 Index (the Standard & Poor’s 500) is an American stock market index based on the total market capitalization of 500 large companies having common stock listed on both the NYSE or NASDAQ. The S&P 500 index components and their weightings are determined by S&P Dow Jones Indices. It differs from other U.S. stock market indices, such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average or the NASDAQ Composite index, because of its diverse constituency and weighting methodology. It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices, and many consider it one of the best representations of the U.S. stock market, and a bellwether for the U.S. economy.



Standard & Poor’s introduced its first stock index in 1923. The S&P 500 index in its present form began on March 4, 1957.

Using the Star Trax Millennium v7.1 Natal Charts Rating Module, using the Lavoie astro-blackbox model, based on the market research findings of Lt. Colonel David Williams we can determine which astrological events will exert the greatest downward pressure and impact on the S&P 500 Index horoscope to determine the possible time periods when a major sell-off or correction may occur.

Below is the list of the major mundane astrological events for 2016:

Solar Eclipse: March 8th 2016 at 18 Pisces
Jupiter 90° Saturn: March 23rd 2016 at 16 Virgo/Sagittarius
Lunar Eclipse: March 23rd at 3 Libra
Lunar Eclipse: August 18th at 25 Aquarius
Mars 0° Saturn: August 24th 2016 at 9 Sagittarius
Solar Eclipse: September 1st at 9 Virgo
Lunar Eclipse: September 16th at 24 Pisces
Jupiter 90° Pluto: November 24th at 15 Libra/Capricorn
Jupiter 180° Uranus: December 12th at 20 Libra/Aries

As we enter 2016, not a single Wall Street stock strategist to date is calling for a bear market, or 20% drop of the S&P 500 Index. According to Wall Street pundits the bull market will turn seven in March 2016 and stocks — which have tripled in value (with the assistance of FED Quantitative Easing programs), since March 2009 — will keep chugging higher. The S&P 500 Index according these pundits will post returns that eclipse its long-term average gain of 10%.

However, the astrological mundane portents augur that the S&P 500 Index will come under tremendous pressure where we can expect a compression of the price-to-earnings ratios that will serve as the big market driver by the spring of 2016.

S&P 500 Index Natal Charts Rating Module 2016 Events

Also, secular trends indicate the U.S. will fall into a recession due to repercussions of gross malinvestments made from 2012-15, high corporate debt, failing profit margins, a dramatic decline in merger-and-acquisition activity, a dramatic drop in IPO’s, rising production cost, contracting price-to earnings, along with the cessation of corporate stock-buy-backs, and slowing and recession like growth due to fiscal-policy paralysis by the FED.

Blackbox Natal Charts Rating of S&P 500 Index 2016.jpg

2016 Prediction

Therefore, I predict in 2016 we will witness the end of the so-called U.S. economic expansion that has been more than 70 months old, the second longest in history, with the S&P 500 Index dropping 36% or greater. Based on the astrological blackbox timing scenario we may witness a “last-hurrah” coming upside blow-off that will kill the bear investors and fatten the bull investors for the next four months and possibly nine months.

Top 10: Most Popular Posts of 2015

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The 10 Most Popular Posts of 2015 on this blog:

1. Uranus-Pluto Square Alignment 2012-2015: The Economic Collapse Has Already Begun: September 13th 2015: Elul 29 – The Day of Nullification (August 14, 2015)

The devaluation of the yuan by China this week triggered the largest one day drop for that currency in the modern era, causing global currencies to crash relative to the U.S. dollar as stock markets all over the world were rattled with the Dow falling 212 points on Tuesday, and Apple stock plummeting another 5 percent. Both the stock market and oil prices have been plunging. Is this “just another cycle,” or is it something much worse?…

2. Partial Solar Eclipse on September 13th, 2015: Elul 29 – The Shemitah – The Day of Nullification (September 13, 2015)

The Partial Solar Eclipse today – September 13th, 2015, at 20 degrees Virgo – is occurring during the climax of the Biblical Cycle of the Shemitah that began in September 2014 during the unfolding Uranus-Pluto square alignments which gives it potent “archetypal” significance…

3. The Meaning of the Mayan Calendar End Date Within the Context of Modern Astrology (December 4, 2012)

The Mayan Long Count Calendar was developed around 200 B.C.E. in Izapa, Mexico, using data calculated over hundreds of years. The Mayan Long Count start date according to scholars began on August 11th, 3114 B.C.E and the target end date will be on December 21st, 2012…

4. Oil Price Plunge Will Be The Black Swan Trigger for Next Global Crisis (January 1, 2015)

On December 23rd the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed above 18,000 for the first time after data allegedly showed the U.S. economy posted its strongest growth in more than a decade! The DOW has tripled its March 2009 lows, trading at 18.5 times forward earnings, higher than the 10-year average of 13.9…

5. Petrus Romanus: The Catholic Prophecy The Vatican Doesn’t Want You To Know (March 15, 2013)

According to Catholic doctrine, the Catholic Church was founded by Yeshua Ben Yosef -Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish teacher from Galilee in Roman Judea, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin, baptized by Yohanan ha-mmarbil – John the Baptist, performed miracles, was crucified on the orders of the Roman Prefect, Pontius Pilate and rose from the dead and ascended into heaven . The New Testament records Jesus’ activities and teaching, his appointment of the twelve Apostles, and his instructions to them to continue his work. The Catholic Church also teaches that the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles, in an event known as Pentecost, which signaled the beginning of the public ministry of the Church.  Simon Bar-Jonah – Peter Apostle of Jesus, is considered to be Rome’s first bishop and the consecrator of Linus as its next bishop, thus starting the line which includes the most current pontiff, Pope Francis…

6. Spring Equinox Predictions: March 20th 2014 – March 20th 2015 (March 21, 2014)

On March 20th, 2014 at 12:56:43 EDT White House, Washington, D.C., the Sun ingressed into 00°00’ Aries. According to traditional sources a horoscope cast for the moment during the time the Sun comes into Aries at the capital city of that nation, provides a comprehensive image of the archetypal energies and potentials that will likely unfold and constellate as mundane events and happenings throughout the year. This event is referred to as the Aries Solar Ingress and from this horoscope we will make the following predictions…

7. 2014 Aries Ingress Horoscope: Global Revolution Going “Full Throttle” (March 5, 2014)

Since the 5th Century onward there has been a consistent pattern of “X-Events”. “X-Events” can be defined as unexpected major events that have changed the course of history.  Historically “X-Events” have had potent long-term global significance that often occur during the second decade at the start each century. Many of these game-changing historical events have often occurred in the middle part of the decade and correlated to the rise and fall of empires, large-scale military invasions, revolts and social revolutions, political power-struggles of international significance,  unexpected outcomes in military campaigns, religious conflicts, along with the outbreak of major world wars, to name a few. Here is a listing of respective “X-Events” and their respective horoscopes with description…

8. Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Prediction (September 27, 2015)

As the Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse is about to begin, billions of people around the world seem to have a sense that something ominous is coming. And since the last Blood Moon in April, we have seen some extraordinary things happen over the past 60 days…

9. Prediction: A Three Year Grexit Will Commence After “The Last Chance” EU Summit (July 11, 2015)

Soon the wait will be over. Greece submitted a final compromise plan to the EU on Thursday, and the European finance ministers will meet now to discuss the proposal. This will be followed by an emergency summit for all 28 EU nations on Sunday to make a final decision on Greece’s future. The summit on Sunday is being billed as “the last chance” meeting by EU officials. Basically, Greece is being given just one more chance to embrace severe austerity measures that are being demanded of them by Germany and other creditor nations…

10. Mundane Horary: Greece Bailout Referendum: Yes or No?  (July 1, 2015)

According to Vegas Odds-makers there is a 71% probability that the YES Vote will be the result of the Greek Referendum Vote. Therefore, the Yes Vote is the house favorite and assigned to the 1st House, and the No Vote is Underdog is assigned to the 7th House. The 10th House represents the European Union and the Moon is the Greek people…