VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - Three friends might introduce new elements into a shaky social situation. With their intercession, things will turn around in ways that will please you.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - Be alert for the many opportunities that could benefit you financially and career-wise. You're likely to do a good job of ferreting out the ones that suit your needs.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) - If you detach yourself from boring routines, this could turn into an interesting day for you. Do something different.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) - Although joint ventures seem quite promising, should you find yourself with friends who fail to grasp what you're trying to do, break loose from them
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - Something quite significant can be accomplished by strengthening bonds of an important alliance. If you nurture it, this association can become more prominent.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) - Although you may be in a propitious financial cycle, it will have its peaks and valleys. Today could turn into one of the high points.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) - Don't stand idly by watching an inept individual fall down on the job. Step in, and take charge of the situation because this person will be thrilled you rode to the rescue.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) - Keep everything moving forward regardless of hurdles. Once you put the finishing touches on your project, the end results should be to your liking.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - Don't let negative thinking prevail with regard to your friends. Set the tone by elevating your level of hopes, aspirations or expectations, and they will respond in kind.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) - Major achievements are possible concerning your financial affairs and career matters. Treat each individually for the best results.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) - If you treat life like a game and play to win, you'll attract a lot more players to your side of the field. Your influence over peers will be remarkable.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - Don't be disturbed by changes made to your work by others. Since it's your project, you'll get all the credit.