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Okay, I'm trying to figure out all my short term gains from my frequent stock trades last year. Several months last year were pretty crazy as I stupidly used lots of margin last year to buy NITE at its yearly highs and held on when it plummeted (learned my lesson] It was a constant battle against the margin guys... with them selling and me putting cash in and buying it back. I'm confused on how to go about calculating my net losses ie. wash sales incurred & what average prices to use. Someone please help me approach this here. The best way for me to explain my problem is to show my stock transactions. On a few occasions, I made multiple purchases over a few days so I just averaged those prices.

7/16 BUY 255 @ 58.185 total 14,837.18

8/10 sell 100 @ 37.625 total 3,762.50

8/23 BUY 95 @ 34.046 total 3,234.37

9/10 sell 60 @ 35.875 total 2,152.50

9/14 BUY 60 @ 34.5 total 2,070.00

11/22 sell 125 @ 46.75 total 5,843.75

12/09 sell 125 @ 43.1875 total 5,398.44

I have no idea. Can someone help me out here. Can I just avg all the buy prices and all the sell prices and calculate from that since it's all short term?

Not trying to get others to do my own work, but some help. If you want to do it for me I won't object though :]

Any input would really help me out. No statements about my investing acumen please. I learned from my mistakes.

Thanks in Advance.


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