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  1. Integrate more of the info in the "SSG Reference Guide" into the Core SSG tutorial information.

    Consolidate all guidelines into one area so folks don't have to go between a paper reminder and what's online in the tool

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      0 comments  ·  CoreSSG  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Company Size to the Company Summary

      Folks have a hard time remember the company size definitions by BetterInvesting. Consider adding company size that to the Company Summary box based on BI definitions

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        0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • SSGPlus Search return result fields for Sales/Earnings not consistent

        The Sale & Earnings growth figures in the "search results" for some companies are not consistent with the SSG. For example, stock symbol MOS (Mosaic) shows:
        Sales = 56.3 & Earnings = 8.6 from the Search results
        Sales = 2.6 & Earnings = 3.8 on the SSGPlus

        There are others with just a discrepancy in Earnings.

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          0 comments  ·  Search / Stock Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add the 3 Morningstar grades from the Search Criteria to the SSG

          The Morningstar fields from the Search Criteria are helpful, and would be even more useful if they can be reflected on the SSG...perhaps in the company info, or on the right side or as a pop-up window.

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            0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Error in Adding long named file to Portfolio

            If a study is saved with a long file name adding it to a Portfolio is a problem. Cant easily get to the check box.
            To solve this the dialog box must be horizontally scrollable or the file name needs to be truncated or the dialog box needs to be resizable.
            Simplest to to truncate long file names in this dialog box

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              0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create a One Click method to export .SSG , .ITK .PDF files directly to OCA's FILE STORAGE.

              Create a One Click method to export .SSG , .ITK .PDF files directly to OCA's FILE STORAGE.
              this would eliminate the 2 step process of first exporting to download folder, then opening OCA to 'upload'.
              This would be a similar process to the webinar registration's "one click' method to add a webinar to your calendar.

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                0 comments  ·  File Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add a Stock Wish List - A list of Stocks to look further into

                It would be great to:
                0) Create a further review stock list
                1) That list could be a portfolio but stocks in a portfolios require that an SSG has been done. Perhaps The Wish List is better in another new list.
                2) Have a check box in the search tool to add a stock to the further review list.
                3) Enter a table of stocks (from a comma separated text list) that have been found outside of the SSG into the further review list
                4) Add a quick preview Data for like one in the stock screen search list.

                I…

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                  0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add a sorting indicator on the PDF copy of the PERT report

                  The PDF copy of the PERT report does not indicate what column the report is sorted on, nor the sorting order. Could something be added to a header or footer that shows what column the report is sorted on, and in what order?

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                  • Add the ability to have a cash account in your portfolio

                    Have a "ticker" for cash that can be included in portfolios and reports

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                      planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Portfolio or Club Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add an option to the FILE menu to allow for "Add to a Portfolio"

                      When completing a study that we want to add to an existing portfolio or watch list, it would be helpful (and simpler) if the user could do that directly from the study, instead of having to return to the list of portfolios and then edit the portfolio to add the stock.

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                        1 comment  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Date stamp for SSG study date/update.

                        Add a date stamp to portfolio display that shows when I last updated an SSG study, i.e. change judgement, so that I know how old my study is. The current Modified Date changes with price and data updates and does not reflect when I last studied the SSG.

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                          0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Show which companies have new data since my last data update.

                          One helpful feature of Toolkit 6 is that it shows which companies have updated data since my last data update, i.e. companies that have had quarterly earnings releases. That indicates which companies I need to re-study. Otherwise, it is not evident which companies need re-study.

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                            0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Enhance PDFs to show all plots.

                            When I make a PDF to print or share, extra plots, such as dividends or shares outstanding, are eliminated. It would be greatly beneficial to maintain all plots and their positional relationships as I have them in the SSG Plus graph.

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                              4 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make labels more descriptive

                              It would be helpful if some of the labels were updated to make them more descriptive, so we don't have to guess or reverse engineer the numbers to figure them out.

                              For example: in the Fundamental Company Data section, user has no way of knowing just by looking at the table if the column labeled "Forecast (%)" is an annual forecast or is it the forecast for 5 years in total?

                              In section 3, it says "High this year" and "Low this year". Does that mean the calendar year, or is it a TTM time period? (plus it would be…

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                              • member sentiment make pop up retain

                                It is hard to compare what I have entered and what the member sentiment is averages are. Is there a way to keep the pop-up member sentiment visible while I review and edit my entries.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Suggest only One Tool

                                  I know way to much energy explaining the difference and frankly the difference is not worth the time and effort spent. May I recommend that there be only one tool that is continually improved. Perhaps there is 2 modes expert and newbie.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add ability to input prior quarter or year when data is missing from data feed.

                                    1st Quarter of 2016 data for Flowers Foods is missing. I have contacted both BI (June 6) and Morningstar (June 22, July 31, and August 16) to have the data added. It is still not in the data feed and I cannot add a prior quarter of data to the SSG manually to include the missing data.

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                                      1 comment  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      • Include date on print version Notes and ability to reorder Notes

                                        Right now it only includes subject and description. The date column would be helpful as you follow the stock over time.

                                        Also, it would be nice to be able to reorder and/or sort the notes. Sometimes I don't do my research in the order of the SSG but it is easier for club members if I present the information in the logical order of the SSG.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • I understand the SSGs are for finding stocks that fit the BI criteria. What if we could enter the price we paid for a stock to evaluate it

                                          I understand the SSGs are for finding stocks that fit the BI criteria. What if we could enter the price we paid for a stock to evaluate it going forward. The BUYs HOLDs SELLs are based on the current price, right? If we paid more than the current price, the SSG does't show us the potential in our owned stock. Right?

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