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I am ready to open a Roth IRA. I would like to use E-trade to buy stock in the IRA. My wife is buying mutual funds with her IRA. I want better long term performance. I have searched and searched E-trade, and the net for the rules/advice to doing this. I know the basics of an IRA, but not much on buying stock (most info out there is mutual funds).
Some questions I have are, say I throw in 2000K in this year one in a lucky stock. 6 months later, the stock is now worth 4000K, can I sell that stock, and buy other stock with the 4K (since I am not adding any more of "my money" into the acct this year)?

Anyone know of site(s) that can help me find answers?

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