Capricorn is a movable earth sign, having Saturn as its lord. While Saturn and Mercury share a friendly relationship, this placement brings some obstacles due to Saturn’s omnipresence in the background. People having Mercury in Capricorn are methodical and cautious in their ways. These natives think carefully before taking a step. Both Mercury and Capricorn have earth as their element so the native having Mercury in Capricorn is quite realistic and grounded, and doesn’t build castles in the air.
They have better-than-average business acumen and their organization ability is also at par with excellence. This naturally gives them an edge in their career. The negative influence of this placement makes the person harsh, deceptive, clever, and reserved in nature. These natives do not like to communicate much and keep their emotions hidden. They often spend their life serving others than starting something of their own. Their attitude is quite stubborn and narrow-minded, which doesn’t come off as likable to others. While they are quite intelligent, they do not use their aptitude constructively. They are also vulnerable to addictions and intoxication.