Correctly Entering Stock Transaction

Mike Alexander mta at
Mon Jan 17 00:37:01 EST 2011

--On January 16, 2011 10:32:38 AM -0800 "P. Croque" 
<dingo at> wrote:

> How should I be dealing with this? Create a separate transaction for
> the commission? Create a separate 'Expenses:Brokerage Fees (USD)'
> account denominated in USD? I would have to do that for almost all of
> my expense accounts because I often buy things on trips to the US
> with US cash.

That's what I do (create a separate Expenses or Income subaccount for 
each currency).  Then I only do multiple currency transactions when I 
actually convert something from one currency to another.  This seems to 
work ok for me.


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