Per IRS Publication 550, a Mark-to-market election for traders must be made also:
Where in proseries is the misc election forms? I use the basic program.
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Click on "where do I enter" then type in election. You get a lot of elections, see it he one you need is there. from IRS:
A trader must make the mark-to-market election by the original due date (not including extensions) of the tax return for the year prior to the year for which the election becomes effective. You can make the election by attaching a statement either to your income tax return if filed without an extension or to a request for an extension of time to file your return. The statement should include the following information: