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options and taxes: Original post by Dan Keen of Demand Media Just as there are stock market exchanges where stocks are traded, options exchanges handle the buying and selling of options contracts. As with stocks, not all options trades are successful, and some result in a loss. Losses, as well as gains, must be reported on your personal income tax return.

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