Hi, Barack will actually raise capital gains rate from 15 to 20(not 28%) Says so herehttp://www.barackobama.com/pdf/taxes/Factsheet_Tax_Plan_FINAL.pdf I just want to make sure what the tax treatmen will be like. Currently the blend rate is 23%, But assuming he raised it to 28%(15-28) .6*.28=.168 .4*.35(wtv ur rate is)=.14 .168+.14=.308=30.8%. But is he only raises it to 20%, like his webiste says .6*.2=.12 .4*.35=.14 .12+.14=.26=26% much better. Assuming 100% income is from futures only, under Barack Obama, I would then be paying 26% up from 23% right? I just want to make sure I have it down. He only plans to raise the 15% rate. There is no mention about the short term rate. I don't think he plans to do anything about that, because there is no mention. unless there is a surprise. Anyone with a better answer?