Transfering stock between two accounts not supported?
cedayiv at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 18:44:19 EST 2008
On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 2:07 PM, Rainer Dorsch <rdorsch at web.de> wrote:
> I am wondering if transfering stock between two accounts is not supported.
> When I try that, I get
> You can't transfer from a non-currency account. Try reversing the "from"
> and "to" accounts and making the "amount" negative.
> Am I doing something wrong?
> If not, for an outsider that looks odd, since transfering stock looks like
> simple feature to implement...
I think there is a good reason to not allow this, because you need to
somehow specify the cost basis of the shares you are transferring. This
could happen automatically if "lots" functionality was involved, but we're
not there yet.
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