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Subject:  Wash sale ? Date:  12/20/2000  2:30 PM
Author:  podave Number:  43170 of 121319

I own JDSU and am considering selling for a tax loss and buying SDLI (which JDSU is acquiring). Could this be considered a wash sale if the merger takes place within thirty days? The deal is expected to close in January. Thanks for the help.

podave (and getting po'er)
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