Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 383171
Invest applet shows price up/down as pct instead of $
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:12:48 EST
Description of problem:
The Invest Gnome applet shows the current stock price as well as the increase or
decrease since last close. However that is displayed as a % which is incorrect.
If a $20 stock goes up $5 the applet shows the increase as 5% which is
incorrect, it should be an increaes of 25%.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All. I verified this bug exists in Fedora 7 and Fedora 8 versions.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start applet
2. Put in stocks
3. Check status
The increase in value shown is the $ increase/decrease followed by a % sign
which is misleading.
The price increase should be shown as either a $ increase/decrease or the actual
percentage increase/decrease over the previous close.
For example, currently GOOG is trading at $653.27 with a decrease over previous
day's close of $6.58 which is approx 1%. The applet shows:
GOOG: $653.32 (-7.23%)
Created attachment 258621 [details]
Screen shot showing the error
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