Fwd: sale of stock - transaction posts incorrectly
keith at bellairs.org
Wed Apr 10 12:23:55 EDT 2013
oops. forgot to reply all. sorry for the noise.
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From: Keith Bellairs <keith at bellairs.org>
Date: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 11:52 AM
Subject: Re: sale of stock - transaction posts incorrectly
To: Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu>
Yes, that was the problem.
On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 11:39 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> Keith Bellairs <keith at bellairs.org> writes:
> > Parent accounts are
> > 1 Asset (top-level asset-type CAD)
> > 1.4 Investments (child account asset-type CAD)
> > 1.4.4 <mutual fund> (child account stock-type mutual-fund
> security, no
> > currency but it is a USD priced commodity)
> This is your problem! The parent account of your fund account MUST have
> the currency in which your fund is priced. In this case your fund is
> priced in USD but its parent is CAD. That's your problem. You need to
> restructure your accounts so that you have:
> 1 Asset (CAD)
> __ 1.4 Investments (CAD)
> ____ 1.4.4 Investment USD (USD)
> ______126.96.36.199 <mutual fund>
> > For fun I changed the currency of "Investments" to USD, but <mutual fund>
> > continues to be broken. I have a variety of accounts with USD or CAD
> > currencies. My "default currency" is CAD.
> Define "continues to be broken"? Yes, anything that currently exists
> will still be broken after this change. But if you created a new
> transaction from scratch (i.e. it didn't autocomplete) then it should
You are correct: it continued to be broken when I did an autocomplete. When
I manually entered a new transaction it posted correctly to the USD Check
Receivable account on the other side of the transaction.
> > There are other children of Investments that are asset accounts with
> > like <broker name> and then stocks beneath them. They seem to all post
> > correctly.
> Probably because the broker-name accounts have the correct currencies
> for the underlying funds.
> > KB
> > On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > What are the parent accounts of these two securities? In particular
> > what are the parent account type(s) and account currency?
> > -derek
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> > Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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> Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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