Re: Short Sales
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Posted by Bob Chaphe on May 26, 2002 at 08:04:05:
In Reply to: Re: Short Sales posted by Mark on April 25, 2002 at 21:23:55:
How about a "tick" box in the "purchase/sell" screen indicating it's a short sale which then tells the program to reverse the gains/losses. A modification with an "if/then".
: : Looks like the Gain, Yield and ROI computations have trouble with Short Sales. Any way around it?
: Hi JB,
: You're right, the %Gain and ROI yields are not well suited for short positions.
: The FP yields are still valid. I don't have any good ideas for ways around
: this right now. I'll have to put some thought into how to support this.
: If you have any ideas please let me know.
: Mark Beiley
: Fund Manager, portfolio management software for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/00/XP