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I look forward to Roy's answers.

My (non-professional) understanding is that neither would be considered a Wash Sale transaction.

The first example (buy twice in a day, sell half), I think, has been used as a specific example of a transaction where the shares are clearly NOT replacement shares.

In the second example (seperate sales, but nothing left) is easier... Wash Sales only occur if you still have an OPEN POSITION after the 30 days expires. You don't, so everything is kosher.

- DD
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