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tax loss options: Original post by W D Adkins of Demand Media It would be great if you made money on every one of your options trades. The reality is that sometimes an options contract you purchase will expire without ever being “in the money” so you can exercise it and make a profit. If you wrote (sold) the option contract and it is exercised, you may take a loss on the trade. In either case, you can…

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