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Why does my statement not reflect my loss?

Your statement is likely not reflecting your loss due to a "wash sale" A sale of stock or securities is considered a "wash sale" if a trader sells shares or securities at a loss and purchases the same or equivalent shares or securities within the 61-day wash sale period, which includes the 30 calendar days before the sale, the day of the sale, and 30 calendar days following the sale.

When the loss on the sale is deferred, the amount of the loss is added to the cost basis of shares purchased during the wash sale period ("replacement shares"). Upon the sale of the replacement shares, the disallowed loss is integrated into the estimations of the gain or loss on the replacement shares and recognized. In addition, the holding period of the original shares is added to the holding period of the newly acquired shares or securities.

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