Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 472564
invest applet does not handle stock indices (S&P 500, etc) correctly
Last modified: 2009-07-14 10:38:27 EDT
Created attachment 324334 [details]
fixes index calculation and removes +
Description of problem:
Indices are displayed as value (change %) where change is the actual change and not really a percentage.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Tested on 2.22.3
Add a index such as the S&P 500 (^GSPC) to the stock list and compare to the yahoo Finance website entry for the index.
If the index is at 750 and previously closed at 745 will display
Attached patch does the correct calculation for indices, and removes the + in front of stocks that are up (the fact that they are green is sufficient).
Thanks for working on this. Do you mind filing the patch upstream?
I submitted the bug to the gnome bugzilla. It looks like someone there is working on some significant updates, but I don't think this has been address.
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