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Subject:  Good/Bad of Selling IRA to Reinvest Elsewhere? Date:  1/10/2004  5:42 PM
Author:  ehill99 Number:  38456 of 90479


I have a current paper loss of about 22% in Vanguard Index 500 (VFINX). This account is a traditional IRA.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of selling now? This account represents about 9% of my total portfolio.

Are there other vechicles where I can gain 22% faster than the S&P 500? I don't know if that's a reasonable assesment.

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