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Author: HMK2059 One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 120801  
Subject: 30 day rule Date: 2/26/1999 7:12 PM
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Last year, I bought 50 shares of a stock which lost about 30% of its value. At that point, I sold 30 shares to buy a stock I live better. Does owning the 20 remaining shares prevent me from claiming the loss? Does this violate the 30 day rule to claim a loss?


(The stock I bought doubled, while the stock I sold continued to fall.)
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