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Subject:  Is this a WASH SALE Date:  12/9/2008  9:16 PM
Author:  stockmover Number:  102860 of 127546

Hi everyone.
This also may have been answered before, but would this transaction be a wash sale if I sold my position in Ford (F) (common stock) at a loss one day and purchased General Motors (GMS) (preferred stock) the next day?
If so, would it make a difference if the sale was from my brokerage account and the purchase was within my IRA account? I know that GM and F are both risky stocks right now but I was just wondering?
Thanks for any help.

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