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Subject:  Re: Poll: Technical Analysis Date:  5/21/2013  5:11 PM
Author:  EightTrack3 Number:  17177 of 26147

Bloomberg/BW astutely points out today that the long-term cap gains rate on gold and metals ETFs is 28%, or 40% higher than on regular stocks at 20%.


Did Congress overturn Obamacare this afternoon?

If not, the real top rate capital gains tax rate on regular stock is 20 + 3.8 (Medicare investment tax) = 23.8 percent of Pay Your Fair Share.


P.S. IRS, please don't audit me for the above comment.
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