The mischievous winged messenger will begin his reign of confusion, misdirection and missed appointments four times in 2016.
Mercury rules the signs of Gemini and Virgo, if you were born under one of these signs, you will feel the effects more than others.
On Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, Mercury the planet of communication, turns retrograde at 6:04 PM (EST) in the sign of Sagittarius. Expect delays and frustration, use extra care when traveling or dealing with communication and commerce. Double check all plans, and try not to sign important documents until Mercury turns direct on November [...]
A planet is described to be in retrograde when it appears to be moving backwards through the zodiac. Actually this is an illusory planetary motion created by the orbital rotation of the earth with relation to other planets in the solar system. The retrograde period begins a few days before the actual turning point (as [...]