Magi Astrology helps you to understand all the headlines. This is true for all kinds of news, whether the subject is the stock market, celebrity love relationships, sports, global events, etc. Whether it is a Cinderella story or a Heartbreak story, you will understand the astrological reasons for the headlines when you look at the headlines through the eyes of Magi Astrology. Better still, you can utilize Magi Astrology to help you to take advantage of the stars and your Cinderella Times so that you have your best shot at becoming your own Cinderella story and make your own headlines.
Below are two headlines and how Magi Astrology can easily explain them:
When AOL merged with Time Warner, the talk on Wall Street was that the combined company would quickly become the most profitable media giant in the world. Instead, the merger of AOL and Time Warner has cost the jobs of all the top executives who organized the merger. And earlier this year, the merged companies reported a loss of over $1 BILLION in just three months (for a quarter of a year) – it was the biggest quarterly loss ever for any company anywhere in the world.
The stock of AOL Time Warner reflected the problems the company had. The stock price fell from over 70 to just about 10 before recovering a little.
The AOL Time Warner merger is now widely used as an example of what not to do – it is a famous financial Heartbreak story on Wall Street.
Just as Magi Astrology can explain the astrology of Cinderella stories, Magi Astrology can also explain the astrology of Heartbreak stories.
To understand the astrological reasons for the AOL Time Warner Heartbreak, we must begin by knowing what date to use as the birth chart of AOL Time Warner. The birth chart of AOL Time Warner is that of January 10, 2000. On that day, the management of AOL and Time Warner signed their agreement to merge (more precisely, it is the day Time Warner agreed to be bought by AOL and AOL agreed to buy Time Warner). After the signing of the Merger Agreement, they immediately held a news conference to announce the merger. It was a very bad astrological day.
The Magi Astrology Chart below is the birth chart of AOL Time Warner.
AOL merged (bought) with Time Warner on a day when Saturn made three Turbulent Clashes. Saturn was quincunx to Pluto, and Saturn was quincunx to Chiron and Saturn was quincunx to Venus. As explained in our third book and all over this website, the Saturn/Chiron Clash is the Heartbreak Clash. We have already given many examples of marriages that resulted in Heartbreak because there was a Heartbreak Clash when the marriage vows were exchanged. A merger of two companies is very similar to a marriage of two persons. When two companies merge on a day with a Heartbreak Clash, the merger is likely to result in heartbreak. This certainly has been the case with AOL Time Warner.
The Heartbreak Clash was not the only bad aspect on the merger day. Besides the Saturn/Chiron Heartbreak Clash, the merger agreement between AOL and Time Warner was signed on a day when there was a Saturn/Pluto Clash and a Saturn/Venus Clash. Since Pluto and Venus are Financial Planets, and so is Chiron, it means the AOL Time Warner merger agreement was signed when there were three Financial Heartbreak Clashes (a Financial Heartbreak Clash occurs when Saturn makes a Turbulent Angle to any Financial Planet – in this case there are three of them). Each Financial Heartbreak Clash is a reliable astrological sign of Financial Heartbreak, and the likelihood of losing money. AOL Time Warner was born with three Financial Heartbreak Clashes and set a record for losing money. (Please read on because as explained below, Magi Astrology interprets alignments like the ones in this chart not as separate aspects, but in a more unified way. Magi Astrology interprets such alignments as a Planetary Synchronization.)
If you understand Magi Astrology, you surely would also notice that on the date of the AOL Time Warner merger, there was also a triple conjunction of Chiron, Pluto and Venus, and this alignment formed two Cinderella Aspects (Chiron conjunct Venus and Chiron conjunct Pluto). Therefore, you would wonder why these “Cinderella Aspects” did not work. Here is why:
In Magi Astrology, an alignment of more than two planets is interpreted as a whole and not in separate pairings. In this case, the alignment is formed by the Planetary Synchronization of Saturn, Pluto, Chiron and Venus TOGETHER and you can only understand the effect of this four-planet alignment by interpreting the alignment as a four-planet alignment; you cannot interpret the alignment by trying to interpret each aspect separately.
In the case of the AOL Time Warner merger, the Synchronization of Saturn, Pluto, Chiron and Venus means Heartbreak (Saturn and Chiron) in business (Pluto) and making money (Venus). Which is just about as bad as it gets for a merger of two companies. Since the day the CEOs of the two companies signed the Merger Agreement, the stockholders of AOL and Time Warner lost about $200 billion in stock value. Both Chairmen (Gerald Levin and Steve Case) lost their jobs. Ted Turner (who had sold his Turner Broadcasting Company to Time Warner for Time Warner stock and was the company’s largest shareholder) lost so much money on his Time Warner stock holdings that he claims he is now broke. He was so wealthy a few years earlier that he pledged to donate a billion dollars to the United Nations. (Wonder what happened to that pledge.)
In the spring of this year, the FDA gave formal approval for Johnson & Johnson to market its Cypher Stents. A stent is a metal device that keeps blood vessels open after angioplasty is performed. The Cypher stent was supposed to work better than other stents because of a special drug used to coat the metal stent; the drug is supposed to help prevent the blood vessel from becoming blocked again. Drug coated stents were designed to reduce the risk of heart attacks among patients who received these special stents. However, in just six months after the Cypher stent was approved, there were enough NEW problems with the Cypher stents that the FDA actually sent two warning letters to doctors about possible serious side effects associated with the newly marketed Cypher stents. Johnson & Johnson’s Cypher stents were associated with about 300 deaths – not the sort of news that helps the price of the stock.
Before Johnson & Johnson gained FDA approval to market their Cypher Stents, Wall Street analysts generally expected that JNJ stock would perform fabulously once the company could sell the stents. But the opposite has happened. Since the FDA granted JNJ approval to sell the Cypher Stents, JNJ stock has fallen 10%, whereas the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen by 25%.
Why was Wall Street wrong?
Frankly, in our opinion, Wall Street is usually wrong. One reason Wall Street is so often wrong is it ignores the stars. They should have looked at the stars instead of the JNJ sales promotions. The FDA gave JNJ approval to market their Cypher Stents on April 24, 2003. On that day, JNJ made its first sales of the Cypher Stents and doctors made the first commercial implants of the Cypher Stents. So to speak, April 24, 2003 was the birth date of the Cypher Stents as a commercial product. The Planetary Geometry of that day determines the success or failure of the product. Below is the Magi Astrology Chart of the day.
The above chart is the birth chart for Johnson & Johnson’s Cypher Stents.
Not much of a chart. No Cinderella Aspects. No aspects made by Financial Planets. This chart turns out to have been a sign from the stars that JNJ stock was not a good buy.
A message to Wall Street: The answers are always in the stars – we just have to learn how to read them.
Here are some interesting questions for those of you who are stock market buffs:
Wyeth (WYE) is JNJ’s partner in the Cypher Stents (it makes the drug used to coat the stents); should the CAC between WYE and JNJ foretell that the stents would not be a blockbuster success?
JNJ’s biggest competitor in the stent market is Boston Scientific (BSX), the company that invented stents in the first place. BSX is expected to soon gain FDA approval for its own version of drug coated stents; do the incorporation charts and the CAC between these two competitors foretell who will win the battle of drug coated stents?
It takes years to attain FDA approval for a new drug. Do the stars of the day a company first files for approval have an influence on what ultimately happens to the application? If so, Magi Astrologers could make some very accurate predictions on what will happen to these applications.
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