Updated: May 19, 2013 9:34PM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: We have the all clear today to do business and make important decisions. The Moon is in Leo.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make use of this wonderful, playful day. See sports events, grab a movie, enjoy parties and social escapades, plan a barbecue or a picnic and have fun with playful activities with kids. Romance can flourish. Travel on a vacation if you can. Live it up!
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): This is an excellent day to explore real-estate deals or finalize a deal. Likewise, it’s a good day to shop for anything for your home or family. It’s also a great day to entertain at home, so invite the gang over. Maybe you can have a clean-up party from yesterday’s fun? (Clean-up parties can be the best.)
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You feel positive about life, which is why you’re looking for your future. Hey, you’re happy about your present. This just shows that a positive frame of mind is the key to happiness and contentment. Enjoy short trips and talking to everyone.
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your money chart looks strong today. This is a good day to explore investments or think about how you can boost your income or make money on the side. Act on your money-making ideas. If shopping, you’ll be pleased with purchases.
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You feel happy to be with friends today. Not only are you positive and upbeat, you’re genuinely concerned for the welfare of others. All group activities will be a plus for you. In addition, you’re smooth and persuasive. Look out world!
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will help others today if an opportunity arises because you feel benevolent to everyone. In fact, you’ll be grateful for the opportunity because you will feel gratified and rewarded in turn. (It always feels good to be genuinely useful to someone.)
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Classes, meetings, conferences and casual coffee klatches will be fun today because you want to schmooze with others. You might lead the way in a group, showing others what you think needs to be done. You might also be concerned about how joint resources are being used or spent.
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today you can make a fabulous impression on bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs. They see you as generous, knowledgeable and someone who injects a positive spirit into whatever you’re doing. In fact, whatever you do might be profitable.
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Travel will thrill you today because you want a change of scenery. You also want to learn something new, preferably profound and mind-expanding. Although today the Moon is in Leo, it has a Sagittarian influence. This is your kinda day!
◆CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19): This is a good day to discuss how to share or divide anything (inheritances, shared property, taxes, debt and insurance matters). Both parties will be mutually generous, which means you will feel fairly treated and so will they.
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Relations with partners and close friends will be warm, upbeat and friendly. You might want to make travel plans with someone or, better yet, you might already be travelling! Profound discussions about “big” topics will please you. You feel smart today.
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Those of you who are working today will enjoy whatever you’re doing. Others will help you. In fact, all joint efforts will be unusually successful. Work-related travel is also likely. Be open to any kind of news or information that might potentially improve your health.
If MAY 17 is Your Birthday: Actor Sendhil Ramamurthy (1974) shares your birthday today. You are passionate and intense. No question. You’re direct about how you approach life, which is why if you want something, you go after it. (You can be blunt and outspoken, if you choose.) You hate to ask for help because you are proud. An exciting year ahead awaits you because you are about to enter a fresh, new nine-year cycle. Open any door!