Horoscope November 3, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (11/03/12)

You’re in your element this year, and the results show up in career, finances, travel and education. Relationships remain a priority, despite new situations or circumstances. Training and exploration develop after June. Redefine your worldview.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 7 — Play with long-range plans. Make sure you know what you’re talking about. Assign tasks. It’s not a good time for travel or love. New evidence threatens complacency. Provide facts.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 6 — Image is essential. Postpone a romantic moment, and improve your living conditions. Go for the unusual. Define color to suit moods. Finish a study project now.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 5 — Get more in than out for the next few days. Travel is nice. Strengthen infrastructure, and expand your repertoire. The competition is fierce. Make no assumptions. There could be a confrontation.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — The next few days should be very active and fun. Add to your collection. Stop for some gourmet take-out. Avoid distractions at work. Financial shortages are minor annoyances.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 5 — You’re entering a two-day intuitive phase. You’re in charge. Listen to a dreamer. Send a love note or two. You don’t have as much in reserve as you thought.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 6 — Take this show on the road (and watch out for accidents). Combine business and pleasure. New responsibilities cause changes at home. Your friends bail you out when controversy arises.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — Tidy up so you can play. Revive an old plan by applying new skills. Facilitate creative efforts. Your partner applauds your effort. Love transforms you. Share respect.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 6 — You’ll find what you seek. Contact family, close and distant. Attend to household duties today and tomorrow. Invest in success (without gambling), and profit. You receive the final figures.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 5 — Follow a fanciful suggestion. What do you really want? Try not to clash with authority figures. In a startling revelation, a female shows you how. Listen carefully.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 6 — Let a strong leader take charge. Learn the rules before challenging the generally held opinion. Rewards are nebulous still. Power gets applied backstage. A suggestion comes from an unlikely source.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 5 — Get busy. You’re very persuasive now. Keep costs down by cutting entertainment expenses. There could be an emotional release now. Clean up messes, and your credibility rises.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — You’re entering a two-day creative