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Transit Aspect Oscillator A Global (personal) Psychological and Economic Indicator
TAO 9 Applications:
To the best of my knowledge, from Donald Bradley's efforts in the 1960's to the present time, there has not been a published astronomical oscillator correlating real-time with global stock indexes as the TAO 9 does. The study of the mathematical nature of the TAO and its correlations with multiple realms of human activities has the potential to become a new field of scientific endeavor. The
three TAO values (short, intermediate, and long term) and trends have
statistical reliability and significance, and, therefore, probable
predictive value relative to global stock prices. The creation of the
TAO oscillators has been a 30 year project. The rise and
fall of global psychological optimism and pessimism correlate with the
rise and fall of global wealth, as measured by stock prices. When the
TAO 9 is below zero and falling, fear and pessimism dominate,
manifesting in stock market declines. When the TAO 9 is above zero and
rising, happiness and optimism dominate, synchronistic, statistically,
with rising stock market prices. SOMC combines the TAO 9's
intrinsic value with 25+ years of technical market analysis and
developing technical trading systems to time the price movements of the
stock and commodity markets effectively. The graph of the
aspectarian (that assigns positive and negative numbers to every degree
of planetary pair angular separation) is not shown. This graph (not
shown) happens to validate some traditional astrological tenets on the
nature of aspects. The TAO 9, however, is strictly astronomical and
mathematical. SOMC uses both the TAO 9 and relatively simple mechanical
models to time and trade intermediate and long term.
2 - 9 1100: All VIX ETFs are suspect, at present. This site will no longer trade them, indefinitely.
2 - 8: Ending the equity rally... 2 - 6 0600: Equities, a 2 day rally (sharp?)
2 - 5: Turning into a continuation. 2 - 2 1400: Bona fide crash possible 2-5.
2 - 1: Global Stock Bear is beginning. USD Bull. Hard asset Bear. 20+y Bond irregular.(1-4wk cycles).
1 - 30 0700: The eventual 2020-2022+ Depression seems like a vacuous vapor at present It is on the horizon, however.
1 - 26: USD usually requires 2+ weeks to form its base.
01 - 10 0500: All ExpO equities went short 1-9 @1430. 1-9 A turn day to remember. Both Global Stocks and Bonds very vulnerable.
01 - 09 0800: ExpO Euro is now short, USD long. Equities are more vulnerable; likely to reverse short this week.
TAO 9 : Brief TAO 9 summary and TAO 8 Graph
The TAO 8 correlated with the SP 500, 1/1/1980 through 08/31/2014 PPMC is p < .0001, >1:10,000 against chance.
Pearson Product-Moment Correlation for TAO 8 and SP 500: n=3602, r=+0.48, p < .0001, which means that the TAO 8 correlated positively with the SP 500, both rising and falling, greater than 1:10,000 against chance. This strength of correlation implies a causal mechanism, which is yet unknown. As a comparison, to be very sure that the long sought after Higgs boson had been found, scientists used a 1:10,000 confidence level: p <.0001. Current modern physics has no viable mechanism for explaining the TAO 8 results. That is for future generations.
TAO 9 Transiting Aspect Oscillator is a compilation of four fundamental primary concepts and functions:
1) An Aspectarian based upon the weighted harmonics of the numbers 2 and 3, which gives positive/negative values to the transiting angular separation of each planetary pair
2) The selection of 25 specific transiting planetary pairs used in the TAO 8 calculations
3) Mathematical summations of those Aspectarian values (both exponential and unique astro averages) to generate the Quick TAO, Slow TAO and TAO 9
4) Zeroing those summations over the selected time frames to create scientifically applicable oscillators
The TAO 9 is a 100% mathematical, quantitative, zeroed oscillator that can be compared to real world, real time realms of human life. The TAO 8 happens to highly correlate with the Global equities markets, and other financial, social and political measures. The TAO 8 is a Directional Astronomical Indicator.
As TAO 9 rises, Global Psychology tends to rise and equities/assets tend to gain value reliably (1:10,000 against chance). When the TAO 9
falls, Global Psychology declines, pessimism emerges, and equities/assets tend to fall in value.
TAO 8: 1/ 1/ 1997 to 3/ 31/ 2014 Vertical is yearly/quarterly.
TAO 8, red. Quick TAO, blue. Slow TAO, orange. SP 500, black. SP 500, BLS Inflation Adjusted, light black and the lowest equity cycle on the graph.
8/ 11/ 14: The TAO 8 is a zeroed oscillator, now falling from its highest peak, yet for all of early 2014 favors optimism. All declines have been brief and bought. The Russell 2000, frequently a trend leader, has shown the greatest weakness. And now with the steepening TAO 8 decline will come increased pessimism, depressing events, social unrest, political instability and asset vulnerability. The 2015 season will favor selling equity rallies.
The TAO 9: An astro economic indicator, similar to but distinct from the Bradley model
1) 100% objective, mathematical, astronomic and scientific Transiting Aspect Oscillator
2) A real-time, directional astro indicator, now with more than 1:10,000 significance
a) TAO 9 high/rising brings optimism, raises equities, asset values and stability
b) TAO 9 low/falling activates pessimism, erodes assets and adds social instability
3) SOMC: Integration of astro, cycles, and technical indicators for investment positions
TAO 8 graph, 1997 - 3/31/2014 below
ASTRO TAO 4 -7 1 - 25 chart update. Transiting Planetary Effects as related to the NYSE, and Global Equities and Assets.
THE ASTRO TAO (RED) 5-16-16 to 6-6-17, with the NYSE (BLACK) and Astro Sub Indexes. TAO is an objective Transit Aspect Oscillator, and is ending a 7 month rise. TAO is primarily Global Psychological Index.TAO >Zero & Rising = optimism. TAO <Zero & Falling = pessimism and asset devaluation. From early March, TAO goes below zero = pessimism and negative events dominate = equities/assets sustain declines.
This TAO model was created in 1985, modified in 2016, and has a positive, 1:10,000 (p < 0.0001), n = 12,064, Pearson correlation,
TAO with DJIA, 1900 - present. TAO is 100% objective: numbers in = planetary angular separations, then Sine formula, = TAO oscillator out.
01/23/17: The W.H.O. ICD-10 Dx Manual: The US Pres = 5 major Personality disorders: 1) Narcissistic, 2) Histrionic,
3) Emotionally Unstable, 4) Paranoid and 5) Antisocial (to varying degrees) = DJT is a global risk. "Wild Man" "Con Don".
DJT's Dx's are entrenched for life. For DJT, all "perceived" threats become "real", and are attacked. Early dementia/ALZ.
postings are usually >=20min delayed Away Mon pm and Thurs am for bridge
Tactical Trading (very short term) ExpO X & XX models (time frame minutes to days)