Should fundamental providers update Fidelity symbols in Quarantine?
Author: Panache
Creation Date: 10/25/2017 7:31 PM
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Panache

#1
I have "Update only Symbols that are contained in DataSets" and "Turn on Symbol Management" checked. There are symbols (which are contained in Fidelity DataSets) in Symbol Quarantine. When I update Fidelity Fundamental Data Providers, Wealth-Lab Pro attempts to update the fundamental data for the quarantined symbols. Is this the way it is supposed to work?
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Panache

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I (and I'm sure Fidelity) appreciate Wealth-Lab Pro not attempting to update FidelityStaticProvider data for symbols which are obsolete. It would be nice if the same thing happened when updating the various Fidelity fundamental providers.

To avoid survivorship bias when backtesting, I have hundreds of obsolete symbols in my Data Sets. I manually update SymbolQuarantineList.txt as soon as I know they are obsolete to reduce the time it takes to update my FidelityStaticProvider data. It would be nice if Wealth-Lab Pro didn't waste time trying to update them every time I update my Fidelity fundamental data.