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Subject: stock identification Date: 12/13/2001 5:10 PM
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This question is regarding stock identification to compute
capital gain/loss. The question is that is it not imperative that
if i sell a stock in account XXX, it the shares i bought in account xxx.



I have two brokarage accounts with a brokarage firm


Opened Account XXX with an initial deposit of $9000.00
on Jan/15/2000


Opened Acoount YYY with an initial deposit of $5000.00
on fEB/01/2000



Account Date Trans_Type No of Shares Price/Share Total Cost

XXX 02/05/00 Buy 400 SYBS 20$ $8000

YYY 03/15/00 Buy 300 SYBS 15$ $4500

YYY 05/30/00 Sell 300 SYBS 25$ $7500

XXX 04/10/00 Sell 400 SYBS 10$ $4000


How will i compute the gain/loss



sincerely,

srinivas
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