Pluto in Taurus
Pluto is in its detriment in Taurus. This position is indicative of finding hidden treasures. One with this placement may acquire much wealth through inheritance or even through their own strategic investment. This person is powerful and obstinate. They will win at all costs. This is the placement of the big banking industry - it is powerful money.
Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac and being earthy, fixed and material in nature signifies deep and possibly obsessive striving for wealth and financial security. People born with Pluto in Taurus or aspecting their Sun sign have fanatical urges to prove themselves materially. Depending on the overall pattern of destiny in one’s horoscope, this placement can produce either great gains or immense losses. The action and lesson of Pluto here is the transformation of one’s security base of the material world into a spiritual sense of wellbeing.
It was during the transit of Pluto in Taurus that the Industrial Revolution grew at an ever quickening pace with the birth of corporate/business organizational structures such as the railroad industry and steam engines becoming more prevalent.