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Subject:  Re: Fiscal cliff Date:  12/4/2012  9:13 PM
Author:  pauleckler Number:  259779 of 270240

I agree that no one knows what Congress will decide to do. So all of this is risky. But you have until Dec 24 to make changes this year. Congress probably will decide by the end of next week.

We do hear that some people are selling stocks taking profits this year in anticipation that capital gains rates will be higher next year.

Some are selling dividend stocks in anticipation that dividends may be taxed at ordinary income tax rates next year.

Some are selling defense industry stocks in anticipation of m