Letter: Perils of predicting the national wealth

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The Independent Online
YOU consulted the wrong horoscopes.

If you had read Old Moore's Almanack for 1992 (written in November 1990) you would have been told to take profits early in August and make a good exit, and in October, to 'expect a revelation of fraud in the City to dwarf all previous examples'.

The dominant aspect in 1993 will be the prolonged square between Saturn and Pluto. This tends to cause falls in the Dow Jones index of up to 25 per cent. The last such drops occurred in 1939-40, 1955-56 and 1973-74 (World War Two, Hungarian uprising and Yom Kippur War).

O Wood