Friday, December 2, 2016 - Page updated at 03:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 12/02/2016

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is an 8 -- Your message reaches influential ears, with Mercury in Capricorn for the next three weeks. Discuss your ambition with family. Career opportunities multiply. You're earning respect.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is a 9 -- Enter a three-week expansion phase, with Mercury in Capricorn. Travel, research and education flourish. Societal changes now have long-lasting impact. Broaden your horizons.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is a 9 -- Get down to practical details. Enter a three-week financial management phase, with Mercury in Capricorn. You're learning economics through firsthand experience. Budget for growth.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is a 9 -- Collaborate on solutions. A three-week partnership phase begins, with Mercury in Capricorn. Get expert opinions. Solve problems through logic. Share resources, talents and energy.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is a 9 -- Study and discuss healthy practices. Balance a three-week intense work phase (with Mercury in Capricorn) with stress reduction through exercise, good food and rest.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is a 9 -- For three weeks, with Mercury in Capricorn, words come easily. Express your feelings and affection. Your creative muses sing to you. Notice hidden beauty.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is an 8 -- Enjoy a domestic phase over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Capricorn. Get creative at home. Share memories and traditions. Invent new family games.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is a 9 -- It's easier to express yourself, with Mercury in Capricorn. Practice and learn voraciously over the next three weeks. Communication lines are wide open. Creativity flourishes.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is an 8 -- Track and measure financial numbers for power. Begin a lucrative creative phase with Mercury in Capricorn. Profit through skillful networking and communications. Reach out.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is a 9 -- Settle into a three-week intellectual phase, with Mercury in your sign. Express what you want for yourself and for the world. Share what you're learning.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is a 7 -- Enjoy introspection and meditation. Finish old projects, considering progress made and the road ahead. Listen to your dreams, with Mercury in Capricorn. Share thanks.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 9 -- Collaborate for fun and results. Team communication flows especially well over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Capricorn. Participate with your community.