Being that the planet Mercury is in retrograde motion at the moment, it will resume its normal movement by the 3rd of August. Legend has it that the planet Mercury is the progeny of the planet Jupiter and Moon whereby the characteristics of both these planets are present in Mercury. The significance of the planet Mercury is the individual’s communication skills, regimented abilities and intellect. Mercury is neutral with all planets except Moon. Certain health issues can be faced with this planet. However, the planet Mercury was in retrograde motion recently and it is returning back to normal movement .