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stock sales: Original post by Kathy Adams McIntosh of Demand Media Investors who buy and sell stocks regularly need to calculate the amount of gain or loss realized with each sale. When you sell stock for more than the cost basis, you realize a gain. If you sell the stock for less than his basis, you realize a loss. To determine if you have a gain or a loss, you need to know his basis for each share of stock.…

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