Saturday, March 07, 2009

Hiding In My Bunker - Dodging Shells From Uncle Sam

No posting today.

I crawled into my bunker this morning and put in ten hours on my Schedule D.

It looks like I made roughly 500 trades in 2008 - or 250 round-trippers, one for each day the market was open.

So far, I don't like the numbers I'm getting. But that doesn't matter as relatively high gains this year will just produce a lower tax burden in 2009.

But try explaining that elementary nuance to the Morons who go frantic trying to find *losers* to sell each December.

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