The pips are basically levels of contractual business relationships. The suit of Diamonds is not about manual labor, a job or working wage. It relates to corporations, business owners and the wealthy. In terms of the average man it points to legal obligations such as taxes, to banks, large ticket purchases and lifestyles financed on credit.
Deuce-a legal partnership
Tray- a business takeover, credit transactions
Four- real property or assets, a mortgage
Five- signed documents, expenses, (also overspending/gambling)
Six- a financial opportunity or investment ( for good or ill)
Seven- interest rates, management of holdings or investments, accountants, taxes and red tape
Eight- boards of directors, stockholders; also clubs, orders, and fraternities
Nine- legacies and inheritances
Though this is my system of reading playing cards suits it still follows that each query and the position, i.e. the cards to right and left as well as above and below the playing card will help fine tune meaning.