$92 quadrillion problem - wild cost basis error

I was experiencing the "$92 quadrillion problem" with cost basis on investments.  Found and read several threads on this subject, but only one provided an answer that works.  Posting link below to help people find the answer.

  • - For me, this cost basis error originally showed up on both the portfolio view and in any reports/graphs that showed cost basis.
  • - The problem was specific to 2 securities in 1 account (even though I have those same 2 securities in more than 1 account).
  • - By scanning back in time through my portfolio view, I identified the individual (and unrelated) transactions that appeared to cause the error, and tested by removing and re-entering them. 
  • - At first, I modified the offending transactions (splitting them into smaller transactions) which removed the -$92 quadrillion error from my portfolio view, but the reports/graphs continued to show the error.
  • - I found and followed this help tip to fix the error: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/comment/17354930/#Comment_17354930 
  • - Problem solved!


  • ToddH
    ToddH Member
    Thanks for this. But I got a "permissions" error when trying to access the link. Can you share the contents of the information that can be found at the link?
  • Quicken_Tyka
    Quicken_Tyka Alumni ✭✭✭✭
    Hello @ToddH

    Thank you for the response, although I apologize you were unable to reach the content in the above link.

    The link has been updated and you should now be able to view it.

    However, as this post is older and you have created a new post for this issue, this post is going to be closed.

    Thank you,
    -Quicken Tyka

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