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Transfer all transactions from one account to another

I want transfer all the historic transactions from account1 to account2 for a number of stocks.  Copy/paste is too slow for the large # of transactions.

Is there a batch or more global way of doing this?  Using Quicken 2010

Thank you
  • Why do you want to transfer all the transactions ... as opposed to transferring your holdings?
To NoWayJose:  I would to keep the historic transactions to use them for the various calculations of returns over the past years.
  • That wasn't what I was asking about.

    I never thought you should, or would, delete the historical transactions.

    Leaving the historical transactions permanently in the original account will retain them just as well as moving them to a new account.

    What is your purpose for wanting a new account for the data?

    Intuit has a "Shares Transferred Between Accounts" pseudo-transaction that will take care of "moviing" your holdings from Account A to Account B (including all cost information by lot). But generally, there is no need to transfer all the individual transactions.
Thanks, I'll use that for the transfer.  I presume Quicken will know where to find the old transactions for the calculations.

As for why a second account, I moved some securities to a Pledged Asset account for loan purposes and since it has restrictions on money transfers, I did not move everything into it.
  • "I presume Quicken will know where to find the old transactions for the calculations".


    Quicken will generate one Shares Removed transaction in the old account for each security transferred, and one Add Shares transaction (with cost) in the new account, for every lot of each security transferred.
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