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Subject:  Re: Matching Gains to Losses Date:  4/11/1999  11:47 PM
Author:  SammiSampson Number:  14426 of 127513

Can long-term losses be used to offset short-term gains?

I have some long-term carryovers and some stocks that I think will undergo pullbacks before long.

If the long-term carryovers can be used to offset short-term gains, it would probably be worth my while to sell and rebuy, rather than toughing it out through a pullback.
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