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Subject:  Re: Daytrading Wash Rule Date:  11/6/2000  10:56 AM
Author:  gtremble Number:  41510 of 127987

So the key is to not let any wash sales bridge two tax years. If you can avoid that, the wash sale rules actually become moot.

What if the sale bridges two tax years?

Say, I buy 10 shares of ABC at $150 in October, then Sell 10 Shares of ABC December 20th at $50. They report stellar earnings and I am a believer, so I buy 10 shares of ABC at $51 and watch it fall to $40 mid January when I finally sell for good.

Thanks for the clarification.
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