Horoscope | April 5, 2018

Birthdays: Pharrell Williams, 45; Mike McCready, 52; Mitch Pileggi, 66; Agnetha Faltskog, 68.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Size up a situation and set your course. Showing consistency as well as understanding and insight regarding solutions will impress even your most aggressive opponent.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): The less information you share with others, the better. Learn by showing interest and letting others reveal opinions and knowledge that can help you make wise choices.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A partnership looks inviting. Brainstorming with someone you’ve done business with in the past, and who has as unique an outlook as you, will lead to optimum results.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Getting along with people you deal with every day is key to forming good connections. Troubled relationships will lead to an ongoing feud.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Business trips, meetings and collaborating with people you share similarities with will encourage you to make smart choices. A change in the workplace will lead to an unexpected opportunity.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Business and networking events will prove interesting and valuable. Don’t let anyone close to you use emotional tactics to discourage you from following your dream.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Spend quality time with someone who motivates you. Sharing information will encourage you to make positive changes at home as well as to your relationship.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Aim for greater security and stability. Look for a position that honors what you have to contribute, and put your best foot forward.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You will be judged by how you handle situations. Step up and make a difference at home, work or when dealing with anyone you encounter.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Someone pushing you to make a contribution will mislead you. Get the lowdown before you commit to anything.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): What you contribute you will get back. Putting in an honest day’s work will bring good results.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You may think you know best, but be sure to do your own research and sit tight until you are sure you aren’t going to face a loss.