Ms money not updating share price

30-Dec-2016 07:33

You need the latest account statement for each account you wish to create in Microsoft Money.

At a minimum, you will need to get balance information from these statements.

Because the number of shares is set to zero (thanks to suggestion from John Brinnand), the import will not add any shares to the Dummy Investment account.

It only updates the prices for your other accounts. You put the ticker symbols in two lists, one for stocks and one for mutual funds.

You can access investment accounts in Microsoft Money Sunset Deluxe either by clicking on Investing near the top of the page or by clicking on Investing Home on the left navigation bar.

The investing home screen in Microsoft Money opens up to a web page from MSN Money which is embedded in the software.

If they had just stopped development, but continued offering users the ability to connect online, then all would be good for most users.However, if you have holdings in accounts that do not provide transaction download, the prices for those holdings are still not updated.With the help of a book from the library, Learning Python, and a lot of Googling, I came up with a new script that gets the quotes from Yahoo!"It might work fine for some users, but its still obsolete, unsupported software. "Captain Jack Sparrow "When you're troubleshooting, start with the simple and proceed to the complex."M. Johns "Experience is what you get when you're looking for something else."Sir Thomas Robert Deware. There must have been a version change in Quicken at some stage but I don't really know.It also lacks some functions included in the original. I'm in the habit now of opening up every downloaded QIF file with Notepad and running a macro to change the 'P' to a 'M' before I import them.

If they had just stopped development, but continued offering users the ability to connect online, then all would be good for most users.

However, if you have holdings in accounts that do not provide transaction download, the prices for those holdings are still not updated.

With the help of a book from the library, Learning Python, and a lot of Googling, I came up with a new script that gets the quotes from Yahoo!

"It might work fine for some users, but its still obsolete, unsupported software. "Captain Jack Sparrow "When you're troubleshooting, start with the simple and proceed to the complex."M. Johns "Experience is what you get when you're looking for something else."Sir Thomas Robert Deware. There must have been a version change in Quicken at some stage but I don't really know.

It also lacks some functions included in the original. I'm in the habit now of opening up every downloaded QIF file with Notepad and running a macro to change the 'P' to a 'M' before I import them.

To manage your portfolios from here click on portfolio manager, which you will find under the Investing tab on the MSN Money page.