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Subject:  Re: short term loss & long term gain? Date:  4/24/1997  1:58 PM
Author:  dmeredit Number:  3 of 123001

Cmovic,

I'm not a tax expert, but have lived through some pain over the past couple of years getting my own taxes in order with my stock strategies. I can see a couple of things that you should consider;

* First, there is the wash sale rule. Chances are, your "losers" would still be your stock picks for next year.