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Subject:  Re: On second thought, 2828 - Small Cap Issue Date:  1/27/2013  8:25 PM
Author:  telegraph Number:  668601 of 740391

" I don't have a clue what "selectively harvested capital losses" means? "

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It means he didn't do too well and some of the stock he bought went down.

So he is selling it at a loss......to offset gains on some other stocks he bought and went up and he wants to sell now..... or , when you have mutual funds, they spin off long and short term gains - some more than others.


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