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Subject:  Re: Using IRA for trading Date:  2/17/2000  1:29 PM
Author:  TheBadger Number:  19203 of 74759

In general you are right on target; I do it every day. As a general comment the two advantages most people overlook with respect to IRA's or other deferred asset accounts are:

1. They "under invest" & tend to go through a risk avoidance process with an IRA when infact; an IRA is a very long term device & is ideally suited for literally maximizing risk; as time ameloriates risk.

2, They tend to make short term investments in a taxable account and suffer the tax consequences; when infact the short term trading events are much better suited to occur inside the IRA & using LTBH strategy in taxable accounts.

TheBadger

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