Horoscope for November 8, 2014

Today’s Birthday (11/08/14). Get accustomed to the spotlight this year. After 12/23, begin a profitable yearlong phase, squirreling nuts away. Get romantic after 3/20, inspired with fun and creativity. After 4/4, quiet contemplation recharges you. Devote yourself to grow what you love, and draw attention like bees to honey. Focus on passion like your North Star.

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Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is a 7 — Focus on financial planning over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio. Venture farther out. It’s easier to figure out the money. Communications projects go well today and tomorrow. Tell jokes. Motivate others to practical action.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 9 — It’s getting busy at work today and tomorrow. Take advantage, and profit. For about three weeks with Mercury in Scorpio, let your partner represent you. Strengthen and build mutual support networks. In a philosophical dispute, listen more than speaking.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 9 — You’re on top for the next two days, with the Moon in your sign. Focus on service for about three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio. Allow a trusted person to guide you. A little illusion goes a long way.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 6 — Proceed with caution today and tomorrow. Slow down and smell the roses. The game gets entertaining over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio. Don’t over-extend or spend. Avoid cheating. Let thoughts turn to romance.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — Team projects go well today and tomorrow. It’s getting easier to advance now. Your friends are really there for you. Home renovations go well over the next three weeks. Fix up your place. Focus on home and family.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — The next two days are good for career decisions. Take on new responsibilities. Delegate unwanted tasks. For about three weeks, it’ll be easier to concentrate, research and write. Work your plan. Maintain objectivity. Look up now and then.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 — Today and tomorrow are good for travel, studies and discovery. For about three weeks, find ways to work more efficiently and save money. It could get quite profitable. Start planning a vacation, or your next adventure.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — For the next two days, review financial arrangements. Fill a hole or plug a leak. You’re the star, with the Sun and Mercury in your sign for the next few weeks. Minimize distractions, and handle practical priorities.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — Compromise comes easier over the next two days. Go along with a decisive person who agrees with you. Gossip has a negative impact. For about three weeks, draw up your plans. Do what worked before.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Focus on your work over the next two days. Provide service, while nurturing your health. Give thanks for clean water. Group activities get farther over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio. Play together.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — There’s more time for love and fun today and tomorrow. For the next three weeks, explore different educational possibilities. Study, research and consider ethics. Romance is a growing possibility. Ponder big questions. Share them with someone interesting.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 6 — Home and family take center stage now. Enforce household rules today and tomorrow, and find domestic bliss. Spend time near a body of water. Travels and educational pursuits thrive over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Scorpio.