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|Subject: Wash Sale & Options||Date: 12/22/1997 10:30 AM|
|Author: ajshih||Number: 981 of 123001|
How do options play into the wash sale rules?
I have two scenarios, one a stock & option interaction, another just options w/ options.
1) Are options treated as "like" securities with stocks? If I sell some stock at a loss and buy options,
is that treated as a wash sale also?
If so, would I just increase the cost-basis of the
2) I buy and sell Nov expiration calls at a loss.
Within the 30 days, (when the Nov would expire anyways) I purchase some Feb calls. Is this a
Andrew J Shih
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