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Subject:  short term loss & long term gain? Date:  4/23/1997  10:21 PM
Author:  cmovic Number:  2 of 127638

I've got a BTD portfolio that is due to be reinvested.
I know I'm supposed to keep all the stocks for 366 days
so they are taxed as long term capital gains. My question
is should I sell the losers early to create short term losses? It seems logical but since taxes often defy
logic I'm curious if anyone knows a problem with this plan.


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