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Subject:  Re: PWE slump Date:  11/14/2012  7:43 AM
Author:  tim443 Number:  63063 of 64693

It is heavily owned in the US and the talk of a dramatic increase in taxes on Dividends and capital gains taxes has people unloading it until there is some clarity.

There you go.


Wealthy Dump Assets in Advance of Cliff
By Robert Frank | CNBC – Mon, Nov 12, 2012 4:00 PM EST

For many of the wealthy, 2012 is becoming a good year to sell.
Fearing an increase in capital gains and dividend taxes, many of the rich are unloading stocks, businesses and homes before the end of the year.
Wealth advisers say that with capital-gains taxes potentially going to 25 percent from 15 percent, and other possible increases in the dividend tax, estate tax and other taxes, many clients are selling now to save millions in taxes.

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