If you were born in 1928,1940,1952,1964,1976,1988,2000,2012 you are a Dragon! Every twelfth year is the year of the dragon. But, there more to it than that, the elemental sign the dragon bears changes too. This year is the year of the Water Dragon!
According to the Chinese Zodiac, characteristics of a Dragon are:
However, if you are a Water Dragon (1952, 2012) the water element has a calming effect on your temperament. Water Dragons are more able to focus their passionate natures, are more perceptive, and make more logical decisions.
Some predictions for the Year of the Dragon:
The year of the dragon is always considered to be a very successful year for business. However, because dragons are not careful with their money and spend everything they earn (dragons are flamboyant creatures), it will also be very easy to spend in 2012. So care should be taken to be doubly careful when ensuring that something is saved! (from HubPages)
The Year of the Dragon marks a new beginning in all ways. Be it a new opportunity at work or a new relationship, the year is filled with many possibilities which the Dragon must make the most of. Also better-equipped to take a step back and re-evaluate situations, Dragons this year will enjoy the fruits of both patience and the spotlight. (from rediff.com)