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Author: x4a54 Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 122998  
Subject: Re: capital gains-capital loss Date: 10/10/1999 3:41 AM
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Look at the possibility of selling the short term
loss in one year and the long term gain in another. We
are getting close to the end of the year and if you
don't have to have the money now you may be able to
save a few bucks by taking advantage of the previously
mentioned $3000 offset against ordinary income vs.
taking the long term gain.

just another $0.02 --
it depends on why you're selling and what you're going
to with the money...
this is a way to save a few bucks --but if you're
selling in order to buy something else, you *could* make
more on the new stock over the next 2.5months....
if you're selling to pay bills, could *easily* save
more by paying the bills.

suggest you read post #19493

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