Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - Page updated at 03:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 02/09/2016

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is a 5 -- Private productivity suits your mood today and tomorrow. Settle into your nest. Savor peace and quiet. Be thoughtful and sensitive. Clarify your direction. Review plans and budgets. Dreams could seem intense. Scribble in your journal.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is an 8 -- Friends are especially helpful over the next two days. Talk about future goals. Be patient with a silly request. A crazy scheme could work. Check public opinion before launching. Make an outrageous request.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is a 9 -- Work takes priority today and tomorrow. Assume more responsibility. Expect a test. Don't overspend. Advancement may require bold action against high odds. Imagine the result achieved, and then look to see how you got there.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is an 8 -- Your wanderlust is getting worse today and tomorrow. Travel and studies quell your jones for exploration. Pursue a dream. Look outside the box. Close the books on an old deal. Chart your long-term course.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is an 8 -- Handle financial matters with your partner today and tomorrow. A lack of funds would threaten your plans. Take inventory of your valuable talents, and put them down on paper. List dreams and desires, too.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is an 8 -- Work together to go further today and tomorrow. Prioritize common goals and delegate tasks. Family matters vie with work for your attention. Consult a good strategist. Improve your process and increase your yield.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is an 8 -- Begin a busy few days. Take advantage of a rise in demand. Write down the wildest fantasies. Don't believe everything you hear. Fulfill your promises. The rules seem to change mid-game. Adapt gracefully.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is a 7 -- Relax and play over the next two days. Enjoy the game, without expensive gambles. Diversions include art, beauty and romance. Practice what you love. Get out in nature and move. Take the roundabout route.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is a 7 -- Focus on domestic changes over the next few days. Choose what you want, after researching options. Get into interior decoration. Play with color. Create an inviting place for family to come together. Provide home-cooked treats.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is an 8 -- Concentration comes easier today and tomorrow. Study, research and write your discoveries. Revise the budget to suit on-the-ground realities. Collect what's due, pay bills and settle accounts. Talk things over. Communication provides simple resolution.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is a 9 -- There's money coming in today and tomorrow, and you're on a mission. Tap an available source of revenue. It could get quite profitable. Stick to your budget. Write down your dreams, including implausible ones.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 9 -- Personal matters demand attention today and tomorrow. Gain strength and options. Keep your faith and sensitivity. Ditch the cynicism. Take charge for desired changes. Consider consequences, and don't let them stop you. Assertiveness works.