Horoscope for May 5, 2018

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Moon Alert

We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Capricorn.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is a powerful day! For starters, people notice you. They will be supportive and generous to you. Part of this might be deference and respect that they pay to you because you are confident, direct and commanding.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Travel will appeal to you today because you want to broaden your experiences. You want to see new places and talk to different, interesting people. Explore opportunities in publishing, the media, medicine and the law. Be open to further training or education.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Financial issues will benefit you today, in part because you will demand the advantage. You won’t overlook issues because you’re ready to grab opportunities that come your way. You will be successful if there are disputes or debates about shared property and inheritances.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

A conversation with a partner or close friend will be powerful today. This might be because you attract someone powerful to you, or because someone close to you is really flexing their muscles. But this can benefit you. Keep your eyes open and observe what happens.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You will work hard at work today. If not at a formal job then at any task that you set for yourself. A family member or something to do with your domestic scene will support you. In fact, family businesses will thrive and those of you who work at home will be productive.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

This is a strong day for those involved in sports, especially competitive sports. Romance will be passionate and intense. You have a lot of energy to play today as well as to explore the arts and fun activities with children. It’s an active day!

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Real estate discussions will be profitable today because you might see that you have the financial wherewithal to explore something that interests you. This could pertain to home improvements, helping a family member or exploring real estate opportunities. Family discussions will be vigorous and productive.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Your discussions with others today will be exceptionally convincing. You will say what you mean and mean what you say! (And others will know that you mean what you say.) An opportune day for those who sell, market, teach, act or write!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You have a strong focus on finances, money deals, cash flow and big purchases. These financial transactions will benefit you. Some of you are wheeling and dealing today and will know how to boost your income. If shopping, you will buy exactly what you want.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You are in a take-charge position today. You’ve got the reins in your hand and you intend to accomplish exactly what you want to do. Fortunately, you will succeed because lucky Jupiter wants to help you in whatever it is you want to do. Trust your impulses and your determination!

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Something going on behind the scenes today will ultimately benefit you. In large measure, this is because someone in a position of authority, or perhaps a parent, has given you the green light to do what it is you want to do. In fact, they might give you more than permission or approval; they might give you funding and practical support.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

This is a popular day. It’s a strong day for group, competitive sports. No matter what you do, you will speak up and be heard among your friends or within a group. Travel plans with others will appeal.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actor Vincent Kartheiser (1979) shares your birthday today. You are a good listener and loyal to your friends. You are also outgoing and outspoken. In this busy, social year, you want to live life to the fullest! It will be a a fun-loving time. Appreciate the happiness and beauty around you. Be grateful for what you have. Focus on the positive. Expect increased popularity and warm friendships that will delight.

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