Sunday, December 11, 2016 - Page updated at 03:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 12/11/2016

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is a 9 -- Profitable opportunities beckon. Make long-term investments without spending more than you have. Save a cushion. Discover what you need hiding in storage. Stay a step ahead.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is a 9 -- Push past old barriers toward a personal dream. Travel to or over water. An older person's expectations exceed reality. Keep practicing and get through.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is a 6 -- Slow down and review options. Finish your work in private. Don't disturb a watch dog. Make plans, considering implications and consequences. Others have valuable suggestions.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is an 8 -- Contribute toward group efforts for positive change. Social participation leads to satisfying teamwork. Figure out whom to speak with, and make practical requests. New opportunities arise.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is a 7 -- Forge ahead for a possible rise in professional status. New opportunities present new responsibilities. Anticipate changes and financial flux. Shelter your resources. Focus and coordinate.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is an 8 -- Plan an adventure, and look before leaping. Make reservations and let others know the route. Keep things simple and frugal. News affects your decisions.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is a 7 -- Upgrade technology with your partner. Resist the temptation to throw your money around. Stick to basics, with the highest quality affordable. Review numbers together.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is an 8 -- Stay receptive to your partner's views. Compromise provides workability. Discuss what you both want. Listen objectively, in a tense situation. Take passion behind closed doors.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is a 9 -- The pace quickens. Either step it up or step aside. Don't push yourself too far; avoid breakage. Nurture your physical well-being. Keep your motor purring.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is a 7 -- Practice a favorite game with fun people. A family riddle or puzzle can be solved. There's always room for another at the table.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is a 6 -- There's plenty going on at home. Keep your wits about you. Plug a leak. Decide on a household improvement together. Compare options for best value.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 7 -- Writing and artistic projects flow with ease. Study and research your message, and craft the framing. Do the homework, and discuss new developments. You're especially creative.