Horoscope for February 17, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (02/17/15). Partnership brings abundance this year. Friends and connections open previously locked doors. Ride a profitable wave after 3/20. Begin a new exploration after 4/4. Call in your team after 10/13 to haul in a fat harvest. Put your back into it… and especially your heart. A rising tide floats all boats. Collaborate for the common good.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries(March 21-April 19)

— Today is a 9 —Friends provide unexpected benefit to your project. Get them involved with persuasion and inspiration. Share resources for what they’re up to. Merge your interests, and work together. Express your shared passion into words. Invite participation.

Taurus(April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — Attend to career goals today and tomorrow. Take advantage of an opportunity. Consult your committee. Get a friend to help you solve a technical problem. Improvise only when absolutely necessary. Keep to the script.

Gemini(May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Plot your agenda today and tomorrow. Distant shores call. New expenses require attention. Adapt to shifting circumstances. Talk about what you want. Changes are within reach. Catch a rare passing chance and go for it.

Cancer(June 21-July 22)

— Today is an 8 — You provide the imagination. Share your views with your partner. Let them ask tough questions. Set long-term goals over the next couple of days. Unexpected benefits to family finances appear. Track and manage them. Work together.

Leo(July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Partnership negotiations occur today and tomorrow. The discussion could seem intense, yet could also be enormously productive. Put aside the small stuff. Talk about possibilities. Expand your team. Emotions may affect your judgment. Be respectful.

Virgo(Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Over the next two days, put your ideas into action. Unexpected communications at work could shuffle the cards. Suddenly you can see just what needs to be done. Get moving, and enjoy the moment.

Libra(Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — It’s really getting fun today and tomorrow. Make decisions quickly, with confidence. Play your hand and enjoy the game. Ask questions early and often. Your creativity makes the whole thing work. The perfect solution appears.

Scorpio(Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 7 — Stick close to home for the next two days. Prioritize family. Communicate with co-workers to manage upcoming tasks. Share your vision of the future. It pays to advertise. You have what others want.

Sagittarius(Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 —┬áIntellectual pursuits flow with greater ease today and tomorrow. Interview an interesting subject and ask clever questions. Encourage a entertaining conversation. Don’t gamble or go shopping. Sell what you no longer need. Learn something surprising.

Capricorn(Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 9 — Focus on making money today and tomorrow… opportunities seem everywhere. Now you’re cooking! Keep those hot ideas flowing, and maintain tight collaboration with your team (especially the bookkeeper). Provoke curiosity and raise demand for your product.

Aquarius(Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 9 — Look forward to two days in the spotlight. Use your megaphone to direct attention to a worthy cause. Keeping and exceeding your promises raises your income. You’re getting stronger and gaining influence. Use your power for good.

Pisces(Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 6 — Take some quiet alone time to balance stress or pressure over the next two days. Conclude an important communication. Think it over. If you slow down and look, you can see a better way forward.