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Portfolio editing improvements

I am asking once again..can you make it easier to add, delete and reorder symbols on my Portfolio? I have the feeling I ma not the only one who's having hard time doing basic editing with new Portfolio. Thanks for allowing people to post on this Forum, I hope someone is reading it.

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    HamburgHamburg shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    TomTom shared a merged idea: The Yahoo Finance "My Portfolios" pages are no longer stable. I keep getting error messages "Can't load portfolio at this time", ect.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Yahoo Stock Portfolio Pages  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Getting tired of Error - Portfolio could not be loaded  ·   · 
    Mr. TaylorMr. Taylor shared a merged idea: terrible, i want to see all my portfoilos  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: combine all the posts about the fact that portfolios is not working into a single item and then you will understand the magnitude.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: The Yahoo Finance page has turned to S#*T. A real struggle to manage portfolios; delete, reorder, etc.  ·   · 
    boopboop shared a merged idea: In an ideal world, I would like to see the Portfolio functionality have two things added I could  ·   · 
    Pat Pat shared a merged idea: reordering should easier - perhaps simply allowing up/dwn arrows next to symbol to move  ·   · 
    Jian ZhangJian Zhang shared a merged idea: I just lost most of entries in my portfolio, after trying to edit it. Sucks!  ·   · 
    maxmax shared a merged idea: please make it easier to edit my symbols in my portfolio in the order where they are  ·   · 
    RonRon shared a merged idea: I added a couple stocks to my portfolio and they ain't go in alphabetical order and when I try and resort it won't let me...  ·   · 
    DavidDavid shared a merged idea: I change the order of the Symbols so the indexes go to the top, but I can not save it that way, so when on Home page the Indexes go back bot  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: For each portfolio, add line for cash.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Need a Portfolio Page that totals all portfolios and shows combined total dollars gained or lost at any moment.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: The stocks in my portfolio are appearing in alphabetical order. And when I attempt to reorder, it does not work and the portfolio returns to  ·   · 
    Jim HayesJim Hayes shared a merged idea: I really wish you would revert back to the way we added and deleted symbols. The current method is very cumbersome.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I don't see a cash line for the portfolios; please add one...thank you.  ·   · 
    Abhishek KothariAbhishek Kothari shared a merged idea: Please suggest a way to get back to old view.  ·   · 
    RichRich shared a merged idea: Include ETF & Mutual Fund fees - Annual Report Expense Ratio (net) in the Detail section of Customize Current vVew in Manage My Portfolios  ·   · 
    hugohugo shared a merged idea: No suggestion..I cant delete a view, there is no Customize current view button to click, nor delete this view either...how do I do....!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Your Finance site has been broken for months. The inability to open portfolios, blank screens, "no fields selected.." inexcusable  ·   · 
    MICHAEL LAMMICHAEL LAM shared a merged idea: ADD AND DELETE MORE THAN ONE ITEM IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: It would be terrific if one could import portfolios  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Too hard to set up portfolio; can't get stuff in order I would like to see it. Too hard to edit.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: please put the averages (dow & nas) on the top of stock prices  ·   · 
    JmarksJmarks shared a merged idea: Deleting Symbols one at a time from a portfolio is inefficient  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: The Fundamentals section in the portfolios is just about useless. Must be for show. To be seen to be doing something  ·   · 
    JmarksJmarks shared a merged idea: Your changes make it ****** to use Yahoo finance. To insert a symbol into a portfolio now one has to renumber all stocks. That is cumbersome  ·   · 
    GreggGregg shared a merged idea: Horrible...very hard to add/delete in portfolios. Please fix.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: VERY awkward to organize delete , add or arrange portfolio's  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Make it easier to edit  ·   · 
    BeardBeard shared a merged idea: I would like to be able to sort stocks within each of my portfolios by industry or sector  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I haven't been able to change simple things in My Portfolio, primarily the # of shares. Very confusing and frustrating!  ·   · 
    chuck vonachuck vona shared a merged idea: Would be nice to be able to move stocks easily to another portfolio.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Portfolio editing  ·   · 
    stuartstuart shared a merged idea: The Re-ordering of the portfolio is poorly designed.  ·   · 
    mm shared a merged idea: Still haven't figured out how to reorder my list of stocks  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Allow Reordering when Adding\Editing  ·   · 
    jerome winigjerome winig shared a merged idea: your site dont work . CANT CHANGE POSITION OF MY STOCK LIST ?????????????  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Very confusing and difficult to navigate and add, delete symbols to portfolios, also hard to exit. MAKE IT EASE TO EDIT.  ·   · 
    AnonymousAnonymous shared a merged idea: Enhancements?! - You guys broke it! How about just getting back some of the old functionality??  ·   · 
    Igor BilyIgor Bily shared a merged idea: Add a field for comment/description  ·   · 
    AlAl shared a merged idea: Editing symbols: everybody is complaining about the same thing. Please go back to the old way. You fixed it until it was broke!!!  ·   · 
    BogeymanbeachBogeymanbeach shared a merged idea: Portfolio editing  ·   · 
    Ed ChanEd Chan shared a merged idea: I found it very difficult to reorder the stocks in my portfolio. The drag and drop feature only goes as far as the bottom of the screen. I  ·   · 
    mikemike shared a merged idea: please provide the feature to order the symbol in a particular portfolio  ·   · 
    -- shared a merged idea: I would like to see an option for total portfolio value and change history over time.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: It might be easier for first time users to figure out how to delete a symbol if you lable the column with the X's DELETE.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: terrible, how do you add stocks, how do you accept changes and go back, got to be kidding me on navigation!!!!!!!!!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Poor user experience  ·   · 
    stevesteve shared a merged idea: Please make a 1,3,& 5 year annual return on investment column to add to my portfolio so I can see how much percentage I am up. Thank you  ·   · 
    AnonymousAnonymous shared a merged idea: The Add/Edit Holdings page should also allow reordering. It would save users time and eliminate the need for the separate "Reorder" link.  ·   · 
    larry mckinneylarry mckinney shared a merged idea: Cannot add a position in alphabetical sequence as before. Deleted all, then readded in sequence to achieve this. PITA  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Suggest you make (Next) Earnings Date a listable item in your customizable formats for Portfolios.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: fix adding group of stocks to a portfolio  ·   · 
    george simongeorge simon shared a merged idea: Portfolio Management  ·   · 
    AlAl shared a merged idea: Please return to the old, EASY TO Use editing format  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: You've changed one of my portfolio's to a very unfriendly methodology for editing that is of no use to me.  ·   · 
    SamitSamit shared a merged idea: Extremely Non-Intuitive to edit portfolio - huge waste of time.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: is there any way to go back to a certain date, say Dec. 31, 2012, and see what the portfolio was doing?  ·   · 
    BillyBilly shared a merged idea: I'd really like to see a performance chart/graph for my whole portfolio. Also, within that chart, calculated yields for time periods  ·   · 
    geogeo shared a merged idea: Please make it easier to add,delete and reorder portfolio. Need to see and edit the symbols as a text list, as used to be possible.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Finance Portfolio  ·   · 
    smilin jacksmilin jack shared a merged idea: Thank you for the return of Ex -dividend data  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: bring the "edit/view transaction" back  ·   · 
    Jay GheewalaJay Gheewala shared a merged idea: Adding stocks to portfolio/watchlist  ·   · 
    Charles WangCharles Wang shared a merged idea: Enhance the Portfolio Page  ·   · 
    jim bestjim best shared a merged idea: Make "Analyst Opinion" from the stock quote page available in the portfolio  ·   · 
    jim bestjim best shared a merged idea: Make the "Analyst Opinion" a field for portfolio's  ·   · 
    oldpbass@yahoo.comoldpbass@yahoo.com shared a merged idea: Take me back to the old portfolio  ·   · 
    SteveSteve shared a merged idea: Perhaps its only temporay, but I am unable to reorder portfolios. Seems to get bogged down and freezes.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Still cannot click first up to read P F detail . have to go through edit , add/delete process sometimes two or three attempts How soon befor  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: It's been almost year since I've been able to arrange my portfolio on my homepage in an order that makes sense.  ·   · 
    masao nakamuramasao nakamura shared a merged idea: Post the purchased date for every stock in my portfolio.  ·   · 
    Lawrence PowerLawrence Power shared a merged idea: It is so much easier to edit my holdings on Morningstar.  ·   · 
    what arre your terms of service? more confusionwhat arre your terms of service? more confusion shared a merged idea: your effor to update this page months ago really stinks. I find it imposssible to add or subtract stock symbols. I'm looking for an alternat  ·   · 
    SeamusSeamus shared a merged idea: It's just maddening trying to add or delete a new stock!! You're sent round & round in circles!  ·   · 
    Ray SaimonsRay Saimons shared a merged idea: .  ·   · 
    mm shared a merged idea: More Marissa Mayer brainwork throughout Yahoo finance  ·   · 
    James BondJames Bond shared a merged idea: A most frustrating page. You enter info on several companies but if you hit enter, all previous entries delete. MAKE IT HOLD ALL INPUTS  ·   · 
    SteveSteve shared a merged idea: Need a more intuitive way to edit your portfolio. Still trying to delete a fund entry and just going around in circles.  ·   · 
    joanjoan shared a merged idea: It used to be easier to add a new stock, number of shares, price of purchase, etc. Now it isn't! Please fix it.  ·   · 
    GuanGuan shared a merged idea: I couldn't find the option for add symbols. could you make easy or go back to old setting?  ·   · 
    Alex JanssenAlex Janssen shared a merged idea: Allow creation of portfolio by CSV upload  ·   · 
    MattMatt shared a merged idea: Can you create alerts for all stocks in a portfolio as opposed to entering individual stocks  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I cannot find a way to refresh a loaded portfolio without switching to another one and then back. suggestions?  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: It is a major puzzle as to how you add/delete symbols. I have no idea how I even did it the first time. This is ridiculously hard.  ·   · 
    zjzj shared a merged idea: What happened to the simple, fast, and much easier to manage text box entry?  ·   · 
    Jim RoyJim Roy shared a merged idea: go back to the previous way of editing portfolias. current system is awful.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Ability to move stock holding from one folder to another (by dragging instead of deleting etc..)  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Allow multiple deletions of stocks, so we don't have to wait for page to reload after each change/deletion.  ·   · 
    fredfred shared a merged idea: when you are looking at a stock quote and you hit add to a portfolio, it doesn't actually add a stock to the portfolio you select.  ·   · 
    MikeMike shared a merged idea: How do I enter an new transaction in my portfolio? The transaction button is missing  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Please, add the following options: comparison with selected indexes, portfolio charts and portfolios with USD and EUR stocks. Thank you  ·   · 
    Cliff LibbyCliff Libby shared a merged idea: I`d simply rather have the old page back. For me it was easier to work with.  ·   · 
    BillBill shared a merged idea: Editing views  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How can I keep the Symbols for markets at the top of the portfolio chartt  ·   · 
    PearlPearl shared a merged idea: I use this page daily!! Would be helpful to have a column option for Total Cost  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Don't refresh watch lists  ·   · 
    k. yek. ye shared a merged idea: can you add the allocation into portfolio view section? so I can know easily how much stock I own, and how much bond I have, how much is us.  ·   · 
    dd shared a merged idea: Why don't you get FMFXX Franklin Money Fund to show its $1.00 value in portfolio? I can't even force it in. Makes portfolio useless to me.  ·   · 
    Dan ZinnDan Zinn shared a merged idea: I love this site!!! Would you please consider adding the industry/sector to the portfolio column selection? Thanks  ·   · 
    ScottScott shared a merged idea: Ordering stock symbols doesn't work. It doesn't save the changes.  ·   · 
    John C. ShealyJohn C. Shealy shared a merged idea: I am very disappointed that I cannot view my entire portfolio (spreadsheet) because you do not support Safari as a browser.  ·   · 
    Gathering feedback  ·  Product SupportAdminProduct Support (Admin, Yahoo) responded  · 

    Dear Yahoo Finance users,

    We read your comments and realize that some of you would like to have enhancements on your Portfolio manager.

    Please continue to share your feedback and try to be as specific as possible in order for our engineers and designers to fully understand what new features they should review for consideration.

    Regards,
    Yahoo Product Support

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      • pjmetzpjmetz commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        To users of the Portfolio feature: Surely you have an online broker where you can track your portfolio and your stock transactions. The Yahoo website is not a safe place to record and store your financial transactions. For example, the site is replete with trackers from different companies. (Install Ghostery to see the lists of tracking software.) I just use it to track stock prices and news. Even that process is unreliable.

      • pjmetzpjmetz commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Under Customize current view: Add & Remove Fields: Swap fields around without having to use the drop-down menus. In some views, I want the Name to appear next to the Symbol. Currently, I have to shift everything from column 2 down using the drop-down menus with very long lists in them, which is very tedious and time consuming. It would be easier to drag the columns to resort them, as in Excel or Numbers.

      • Steve RSteve R commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Reorder my symbols and save and it continues to default to alphabetical. NEVER did that before

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Getting error E06. very frustrating. Can't access my portfolio.
        This needs to get fixed soon or I'll be looking for an alternative to yahoo finance and once I move away from yahoo finance I won't be coming back!!!
        Come on Yahoo - get it together

      • john smithjohn smith commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We don't want new features, we want the old ones that used to actually work. You have absolutely destroyed the simplicity of a usable finance page

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        FIX THE PORTFOLIO ERROR. I can not take all the errors/changes anymore. STOP all the ads!!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is an endless battle for sure. Yahoo has real issues or an idiot or beaurocrat in charge of this area

      • Paul RPaul R commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Trey MSN and set up a portfolio there. Apparently Yahoo is thinking about some day trying to make this portfolio a feature.

      • KevinKevin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree. I want to see all my portfolios on one page, not have to click through 40+ portfolios individually. This new format is awful and makes me want to switch.

      • TomTom commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I really want to stay with Yahoo for portfolio tracking as I've used it for years. But is problem is not fixed soon, I will switch to Google Finance.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Morningstar has the best free portfolio tracker. Automatically detects dividends and other distributions, etc.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What is the next best website Yahoo would recommend that I could switch to for access to my stock portfolio? The Yahoo portfolio pages work 80% of the time and are unreliable. Have had this problem for over a year. I've got to wonder where on the list of Yahoo priorities is it to improve the load-up and 100% working capability of the portfolio pages?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Every other time I try to bring up my portfolio I get an error. Also, many ex-dividend dates are missing despite Yahoo's claims here that this issue has been fixed. Pushing me more and more to Google every day.

      • dd commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Make it easy on your engineers and designers and just go back to the old format. At least add symbol lookup and restore the hover feature to show chart and news.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Suggestion:
        1) Multiple symbol delete in 1 operation. Right now deleting 20 symbols would take 20 minutes and 20 clicks which is way too much.

        2) Allow portfolio creation by importing symbols from CSV file.

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