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just a question as to what rate your income from stocks are taxed at (on average) let's say i buy a thousand shares at 5 dollars each on Jan. 1 and sell those 1000 shares at 10 dollars each a week later.....which will give me a profit of 5000 much of this will i have to pay tax on? .....where is the limit to how long you need to keep the stock to avoid the short term capital gains taxes (which is what i have come to assume this is)....any info would be great......thanks
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