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Author: pellmio SC1 Red Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 264935  
Subject: selling a stock Date: 10/8/2012 11:42 AM
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Foolish question indeed, but I was wondering: If I buy a stock over several years, adding to my position.... and I decide to sell some stock to balance my portfolio. How do I know that I'm selling the stock I bought at an earlier date rather than the shares I bought more recently? The tax implications are greater for short term capital gains than for long term capital gains. The stock is AAPL which I bought in 2007, and then again in 2012 under the guidance of Supernova.

Thanks for any help,

MP
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