Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Tend to squeaky wheels in the vicinity. Focus is on finance and getting ahead, and the spirit of the day is relentless ambition. Use wisdom and generosity to handle intense situations.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You are in danger of stumbling over your words while taking a power trip this week. The attitude that nothing will stand in your way provides determination that spells success for projects -- and romantic prowess.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Others with passionate intentions could interfere with your good cheer. Drive and ambition are the keywords of the day. Attend to important matters now to avoid misunderstandings later this week.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Press for success and set your intentions now if you wish your business ends to justify the means. The almighty dollar may take up all your time and resources, but romance lurks in the wings.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

You can strut your stuff proudly, and are likely to be surrounded by an admiring flock. Heightened ambition could lead you to take major steps where business is concerned. Crow a little.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Follow your ambitions now, and there will be a chance for fun and games later in the week. Partners could oppose your dreams, or work at cross purposes. Act on your impulses.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Pay attention to what others close to you are engrossed in, and follow their lead. Power to succeed is in the air and you can hitch your wagon to a star. Taking shortcuts will not pay off.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Working diligently now can help you achieve your objectives. Friends and acquaintances point out ways to make your dreams come true. Whatever is started now could become an obsession.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Getting ahead in business can become an engrossing game. Put your important irons in the fire and take a gamble, as you are unlikely to fail. Partners could distract you from key issues.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Focus on ambitions and put your philosophy to work to overcome recent frustrations and problems, especially in the business world. Significant others and romantic needs will require more attention.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

The determination to succeed has taken hold of a partner. If you go along for the ride, you should profit. Pay attention to intuition where romance is concerned. Your heart may connect with an intriguing prospect.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

You are in the mood to be light and frivolous when others are intent on achieving their ambitions, and this can cause misunderstandings. Your grace and diplomacy can soothe the situation. Keep focused on what is important.

IF JULY 11 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are likely to work relentlessly to reach your goals with enormous ambitions to achieve success coloring your soul. Make sure you put key plans into motion this week before less favorable conditions temporarily slow you down at the end of the month. Those who truly care about you should show up on your doorstep today, and may have words of wisdom to impart. Passions can put you in the winner's circle where love or money are concerned.

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