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                                                   How to clean the database: has anybody done this?


2013-07-06 21:29:44

Hello everybody

I am looking to clean the database that I am using (Daily Stock Quotes) as there are lots of old symbols that are not active anymore. I have already
changed the downloader to download only symbols which have shown activity since 2009 however, I still find that older tickers are shown in screeners.

Has anybody cleaned their database already? any tips? The only way I can think of is to do it manually, symbol by symbol, by Symbol > Manage Symbols (Bulk Updater)
> Remove Selected Symbols.

Are there any bulk methods that would remove inactive symbols automatically?

Thanks :-)

2013-07-06 23:25:48


In "Manage Symbols", click on "Select Symbols" and define your conditions.
After that you can select all symbols that meet your conditions and remove them.

2013-07-13 14:19:13


That's great, thanks for your help.

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