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tax swap  

Definition 1.

The sale of a security that has declined in price since its purchase and the simultaneous purchase of a similar but not identical security, in order to realize a loss for tax purposes while maintaining a position.
 

Definition 2.

Swapping two similar bonds to receive a tax benefit.
 

Definition 3.

A method of crystallizing capital losses by selling losing positions and purchasing companies within similar industries that have similar fundamentals.
 
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