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Author: LonnyR Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 75340  
Subject: IRA and BTD investing Date: 6/7/1997 7:29 PM
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I'd like to pose a little question for all of you knowledgeable Fool's out there. Let's say I want to put the UV2 (BTD approach) to work for me in an IRA. I start with $2,000 and put $1,000 each in, say, T and MO. That's easy enough. The tricky part is what I do with next years contribution and the stock rotation. Let's say I'm stuck with T in the #1 spot and now IP is back to #2 and MO is at 5 or 6. I sell my stake in MO for $1,500 and hold my stake in T at $1,000. I contribute my $2,000 for this year. Do I add it to the $1,500 from the MO sale to make a total of $3,500 and then split the $3,500 into a $1,750 stake in IP and an additional $1,750 into T? This makes my stake in T $2,750 compared to $1,750 in IP. Is this the proper (most advantageous) way to work this? Any other suggestions or comments would be very much appreciated.
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