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Commentary: How to Take a Tax Loss and Then Profit From Obamacare
by: Andrew Kalotay
Monday, December 16, 2013
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Muni rates have risen sharply since late spring the 10-year rate is up about 100 basis points causing a predictable decline in bond prices. Discount bonds performed worse because of the dreaded de minimis rule, under which buyers pay taxes on the gain at maturity at the ordinary income rate when the discount is large.

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