Horoscopes for January 9, 2016

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

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Review priorities this year. Abandon worn-out ideas, and complete old business. Consider and organize in preparation for an April launch. Your communications reach and power broaden after vernal eclipses, illuminating new professional doors. Go study after autumnal eclipses, and write your discoveries. Season with love.

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


(March 21-April 19)

— Today is a 6 — One door closes as a new one opens in a professional adventure under this New Moon in Capricorn. A major revelation shuffles the cards. New possibilities entice. Take new territory.


(April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 7 — Begin a new phase in your education, travels and exploration with this New Moon. First person experience is most memorable. Go to the source. Study and learn. You’re making a good impression. Learn from your elders.


(May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 6 — A turning point arises regarding family finances with this New Moon. Sit down and work it out, to discover new possibilities. Together you’re more powerful. Know that you are loved.┬áTry to save your money.


(June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 7 — One door closes as another opens in a partnership with this New Moon. Begin a new phase in your relationship. Get deals down in writing. Follow rules carefully. Realign your collaboration to new priorities. Support each other.


(July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Begin a new phase in service, work and health, with tonight’s New Moon. With power comes responsibility. Listen to your heart. Believe in your own abilities. Solicit ideas from imaginative experts. Set improbable, not impossible, goals.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Look outside yourself for answers. Offer romantic gestures and unexpected kindnesses. Begin fun and passion phase. Complete one game and begin anew with this New Moon. A relationship transforms. It’s all for love.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 5 — One domestic phase closes as another begins under this New Moon. Complete the past and invent new possibilities for your family. Demolition comes before renovation. Keep digging. Adapt your home to suit. Share love and gratitude.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Complete old projects and launch new creative works with the New Moon. Begin a new phase in communications, including research, writing, and publishing. Keep closely to the budget. Dispel illusions. Your discipline is admired.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 — A profitable new phase expands your finances with the New Moon. A breakthrough allows for a new level of prosperity. Seize a lucrative opportunity. A loved one believes in you. Encourage others to shine. Give thanks.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is an 8 — Begin a new personal phase with tonight’s New Moon. Take advantage of energy and confidence to step into leadership. Use your power for good. You’re especially sensitive to others. Follow your intuition. You have the necessary resources.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 5 — Transitions mark a new phase in your private plans with the New Moon. Complete previous projects as you prepare for what’s next. Make the changes you’ve been wanting. Success comes through diversity. Widen your view.


(Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 6 — Begin a new phase in friendship, social networks and community with tonight’s New Moon. A new stage dawns in a group endeavor. Follow through with your promises and gain status. Make sure everyone gets heard.