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Thanks to all who responded. The advice certainly helped. It seems that I must obey the 30 day rule but have two ways to do it.

A. Sell in the after tax account, wait 30 days, buy in the Roth

B. Buy in the Roth, wait 30 days, sell in the after tax account

So I either am out of the position for 30 days or double up for thrity days. Of couse one of these is best based on what the stock does in the next thirty days. Thus the classic market timing deilema...

BTW, the stock is Fording Canadian Coal Trust - FDG
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