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Subject:  Re: IRA question Date:  6/10/2003  7:38 PM
Author:  JAFO31 Number:  65773 of 123001

pmarti:

<<<<<No you cannot transfer the existing stocks to an IRA. Your suspicion is correct. As a general rule, the only "new" value that can be placed in an IRA is dollars. Stocks and other items already in an IRA can be transferred to another IRA.

If you want to use the current stocks, you will need to sell them r