Reporting: weighted average price source

Charles Day cedayiv at
Mon Jul 7 15:54:46 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:

> "Charles Day" <cedayiv at> writes:
> > I agree with Derek. That is, the "weighted average" price source is not
> > intended to compute the cost of your holdings, but rather to compute the
> > volume-weighted average price of all buys AND sells. So it needs to keep
> using
> > the absolute value. However, it does need to be changed: it should ignore
> > exchanges with a zero "amount" in the split.
> Agreed.

I've adjusted the algorithm to ignore splits with a zero "amount", and have
committed the changes as r17265.  -Charles

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