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Financial Planning / Tax Strategies
|Subject: Re: Capital Loss Deduction and Strategy?||Date: 4/20/2000 3:32 PM|
|Author: LoTax||Number: 34809 of 120797|
>>There are many reasons for diversification.<<
I agree. However, consider this, at least at a theoretical level: the U.S. income tax structure, because it *limits* the amount of deductible capital losses, favors a *less* aggressive investment portfolio than if it allowed unlimited losses.
>>...not "make[s] sense", as it was changed to read, when used in that sentence.<<
I was quoting your original post.
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