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30-day wash rule

IRS rule prohibiting a taxpayer from claiming a loss on the sale of an investment if that same investment was purchased within 30 days before or after the sale date. The purpose of the rule is to discourage investors from selling at a loss just to get the tax 

Benefit

. also called 30-day 

Wash sale rule

.



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Claim

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Payer

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Purchase

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Sell

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30-day wash rule

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Allowance for depreciation

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Accrual of discount

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After-tax basis

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Amortization of premium

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At par

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All or any part

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At best

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At call

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Accumulated earnings tax

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Accidental death benefit

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All-risks coverage

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At risk

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Add-on service

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Abstract of title

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Action to quiet title

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As is

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Assignment to creditors

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Attorney in fact

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Adjustment date

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After acquired clause

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After-acquired collateral

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Assignment of mortgage

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A shares

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Automatic investment plan

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At the money

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After-tax contributions

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Age-weighted plan

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Across the board

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Additional paid-in capital

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Abusive tax shelter

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After-tax

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Alternative Minimum Tax

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After-hours trading

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Against the box

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At the bell

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At the close

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At the figure

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At the full

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At the market

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At the opening order

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Away from the market

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Accredited investor

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Angel investor

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Back pay

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Below the line

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Books of final entry

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Books of original entry

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Banking Act of 1933

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Bid-to-cover ratio

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Bureau of Public Debt

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Brought over the wall

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Buying on margin

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Buy on close

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Buy on opening

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Buy the book

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Balance of payments

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Board of Governors

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Benefit

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Breaking the syndicate

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Bill of exchange

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Bill of sale

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Breach of trust

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By the book

,

B shares

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Benefit offset

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Balanced investment strategy

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Before-tax income

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Break-even tax rate

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Breadth-of-market theory

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Beat the gun

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Capital investment

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Capital loss

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Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

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Cleared date

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Call money rate

,

Code of procedure

,

Customer protection rule

,

Capitalization of income

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Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

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Chasing the market

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Cheapest to deliver

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Chicago Board of Trade

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Casualty loss

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Claim

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Cost-of-living rider

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Certificate of stock

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Cost of carry

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Certificate of title

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Contract for deed

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Contract sale

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Cancellation of debt

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Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Closed-end investment company

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C shares

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Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

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Call swaption

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Class of options

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Close to the money

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Covered call

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Certificate of Occupancy

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Closing date

,

Cloud on title

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Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Cash sale

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

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Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

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Capital gains tax

,

Capital loss carryover

,

Consolidated tax return

,

Coefficient of determination

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Certificate of delivery

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Close a position

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Closing purchase

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Days payable

,

Days Sales Outstanding

,

Deferred tax

,

Date draft

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Distribution date

,

Due date

,

Day loan

,

Day order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Death benefit

,

Dated date

,

Doing business as

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Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

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Debtor in possession

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Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Defined benefit plan

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Day trade

,

Day trader

,

Depth of market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Effective date

,

Effective tax rate

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Ex-all

,

Expiration date

,

Estate tax

,

Earned benefit

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights date

,

Earned income tax credit

,

Estimated tax

,

Excess profits tax

,

Excise tax

,

First In First Out

,

First call date

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

First notice day

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form S-1

,

Forward sale

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Flexible benefit plan

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Federal tax lien

,

Flat tax

,

Franchise tax

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

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Group sale

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Grant date

,

Gather in the stops

,

Gift tax

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Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

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Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

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Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Hidden tax

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

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In escrow

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

Issue date

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Investment multiplier

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Insurance claim

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Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

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Internal Rate of Return

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Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

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In intestacy

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In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

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I/O strip

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Inheritance tax

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Investment property

,

Incidental benefit

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In-service withdrawal

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Investment philosophy

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Income exclusion rule

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Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

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In and out

,

Individual investor

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Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

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In the tank

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Jumping the gun

,

Just title

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Joint tax return

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Last In First Out

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Lender of last resort

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Law day

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Law of one price

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Lending at a rate

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Limit-on-close order

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Law of demand

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Law of supply

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Last trading day

,

Letter of comment

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Legal age

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Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

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Loan-to-value

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Lock-in

,

Lease-purchase agreement

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Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Loss carryover

,

Luxury tax

,

Last sale

,

Level I quotes

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Maturity date

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Municipal investment trust

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Maintenance call

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Make a market

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Margin call

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Market if touched order

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Market on close order

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Mark-to-market

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May Day

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Medium of exchange

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Marginal propensity to consume

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Money at call

,

Net investment

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Negotiable certificate of deposit

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Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

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Nine-Bond Rule

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Notice of Sale

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National Association of Securities Dealers

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National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

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Notice of Default

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Non-resident alien tax

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Naked call

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National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

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Non-investment property

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Nonforfeitable benefit

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Normal retirement age

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Next Day Settlement

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Nonaccredited investor

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Off the books

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Office of Thrift Supervision

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Out-of-favor

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Over-the-Counter

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On-floor order

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On margin

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Or better

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One-share one-vote rule

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Offering date

,

Opinion of title

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On account

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On-the-spot loan

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Out of the money

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Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

Ordinary loss

,

On-balance volume

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Odd lot buy/sell ratio

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On close

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On open

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On the opening

,

Payer

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Payment date

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Public purpose bond

,

Purchase

,

Payment for order flow

,

Purpose loan

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Payable date

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

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Power of Attorney

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Preforeclosure sale

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Projected maturity date

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Passive loss

,

Property tax

,

Purchase agreement

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Pension benefit

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

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Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

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Private Investment in Public Equity

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Preservation of capital

,

Progressive tax

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Proportional tax

,

Painting the tape

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Paper loss

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Plus tick rule

,

Put/call ratio

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

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Return on Invested Capital

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Return on Total Assets

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Redemption date

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

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Regulation G

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Regulation T

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Regulation U

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Round of funding

,

Rule 10b-6

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Rule 15c3-1

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Rule 19c3

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Rule 405

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Rule 415

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Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Record date

,

Regulated investment company

,

Regulation A

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Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

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Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

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Rule of 78

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Right of redemption

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Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Regressive tax

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Retail investor

,

Rule 13d

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Sell

,

Selling flat

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Selling group

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

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Stop-loss

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Same-store sales

,

Standard of living

,

Selling hedge

,

Series 3

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Survivor benefit

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

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Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Social Security Tax

,

Selling short

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short purchase

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Short sale rule

,

Sales tax

,

S Corporation

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Self-employment tax

,

Separate tax returns

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Same Day Funds Settlement

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Settlement date

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Tax anticipation note

,

Tax-exempt bond

,

Tax renevue anticipation note

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tax haven

,

Tax

,

Tax schedule

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tax-free bond fund

,

Tax-managed fund

,

Tax lien

,

Tax roll

,

Tenancy at will

,

Transfer tax

,

Tax deferral

,

Tax-deferred

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

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Timing the market

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Tax-advantaged

,

Tax audit

,

Tax base

,

Tax basis

,

Tax bracket

,

Tax-deductible

,

Tax deduction

,

Tax-efficient

,

Tax evasion

,

Tax-exempt

,

Tax identification number

,

Tax loss carryback

,

Tax loss carryforward

,

Tax lot

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax planning

,

Tax preference item

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Tax return

,

Tax sale

,

Tax shelter

,

Tax shield

,

Tax swap

,

Tax tables

,

Take a bath

,

Thin market

,

Trade date

,

Triple witching day

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unlimited tax bond

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unified Tax Credit

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Unrealized loss

,

Value Added Tax

,

With interest

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

Wash sale rule

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

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