Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You may be able to see improvements that are needed, but fight off the urge to be argumentative. Set a good example rather than forcing others to accept your views. It is a good day to start new projects.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Your star is shining brightly today, and you could be the belle of the ball. Take the first steps toward important changes to guarantee the best success. Broadmindedness is your best friend today.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

The truth becomes clear as a bell today. Trust your intuition and reflect deeply upon dreams. You are blessed with knowledge from your subconscious that can act as a beacon to light your way through difficult situations.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

You may be forced to deal with more than your fair share of aggravations from others today. To put a smile on your face, try something totally different and exotic.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Discussions and brainstorming sessions will be highly productive. Bring insights about people and finance out into the open, and be frank with partners. Creative genius could set you off on a successful new path.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

It is the perfect day to start new projects or launch important plans. You have the charisma to attract helpful others who will applaud your efforts. Lady luck is poised to open doors for you, and opportunities should appear.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Partners could be somewhat belligerent and defensive, but you can overcome brief storms of temperament by using diplomacy. Keep a detached attitude, and seek new friends in the business arena.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

The wheel has turned in your direction, and you should use this to your advantage. Others should be in complete accord with your ideas and anxious to jump on your bandwagon.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Magic is setting where partners are concerned, so grab opportunities that appear. Today is best for making creative leaps and bounds. You can successfully start anything that requires an innovative touch.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

If you rise above petty squabbles and irritability, much can be accomplished. It is a good day to plug in a new computer or initiate innovative tactics. Free yourself of convention where home and family are concerned.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Companions may be in the mood for revealing conversations, and old friends may touch base just to say "hi." Put your networking skills into motion and make important friends and business contacts, but avoid romance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

You are sharp as a tack today and can use your mental energies in any direction you choose. It is an especially good time to delve into mysteries that have baffled you or to discuss business plans with others.

IF JUNE 27 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are, in some way, a celebrity in your own circle. It is time to integrate new ideas into your life and rise above the restraints that have tied you down. You will be most successful over the next few weeks if you demonstrate independence and avoid reliance on others. Do your own thing.

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