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Subject:  To move my shares into a Roth or not? Date:  4/15/2001  4:35 PM
Author:  ledoc Number:  50294 of 129792

Here's a quick question directed to all of fooldom who may have the knowledge:

1) If I move shares of a mutual fund (don't worry - it's a low-cost fund)into a Roth IRA, and then, hypothetically the fund goes bankrupt, can I write-off the loss? Or am I better off just keeping the shares in a taxable account....

What d'ya think?
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