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Subject:  interest deduction Date:  11/4/1999  3:39 PM
Author:  jozerandy Number:  20512 of 121572

Needing to close escrow quickly in crazy SF market I bought a house this year by margining stock portfolio. Margin interest exceeds dividends earned on stock. Can I deduct margin interest as mortgage interest?
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