Updated: August 5, 2012 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, 30; Becki Newton, 34; Geraldo Rivera, 69; Neil Simon, 85.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t let emotions flavor your day when it comes to professional dealings. Keep a straight face and conceal your intentions for the time being. Pour energy into developing your plans until you are fully prepared to launch. 2 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Feel out a pending situation and you will discover information that will help you organize your next move. Someone you feel responsible for will offer you something in return. 5 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do your research before getting involved in a venture that requires a cash investment. Your charming way of displaying who you are and what you can offer will seal a deal. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Avoid family feuds or discord with a partner. Beautify your surroundings or spend time rethinking ways to improve your image or current emotional situation. Interest in different cultures will instigate a positive change. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Mix and mingle with people involved in similar interests. The more you discuss what you can do, the more options will open up. A partnership can bring you good fortune. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t spend too much time on details or you will not reach your deadline on time. Offer time, money and information in order to get the best results. Avoid making personal alterations based on a sales pitch that is too good to be true. 5 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Expand your mind and delve into new interests. Enjoying the company of someone who shares your interests will help you make decisions that can alter your current way of living. 2 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Travel if it will help close a deal or find information pertinent to what you are pursuing. Don’t be afraid to make changes to the way you do things if it will ensure that you get the job done. 4 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep moving. You can accomplish plenty if you are driven and determined to get things done. Your dedication and passion will place you in a good position. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t be confused by the reactions you get from someone dependent on you or forcing responsibilities on you. Take time to nurture the partnerships that give an equal amount in return. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotions will get you thinking about your future and your personal life. You can enhance the relationships that mean the most to you by spending time with a loved one. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Tread carefully when in conversation with a competitive person. Miscommunication will have a huge affect on a partnership you have been trying to develop. Keep your thoughts private. 4 stars
IF JULY 4 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Look for opportunities to partner with people who bring you greater stability and an equal contribution. Balance will make the difference to your success. Unpredictable situations and people will cause worry and trouble. Don’t take on responsibilities that will weigh you down or hinder your chance to get ahead. Your numbers are 4, 16, 21, 23, 28, 35, 42.