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Duplicate Stock Symbol BND

There appears to be a duplicate stock symbol BND causing problems mapping symbols to SIDs using Fetcher.

sid(18387) BOUNDLESS CORP => symbol should be BDLS

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Hello Dave,

Thanks for the report. I'll look into it. Fixing that probably will take a bit - we're going to have to track the problem in our base data source and that isn't as fast as I'd like.

Sorry for the problem.


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not a major problem

Here's another one. Symbol WEX is used twice:

sid(12973) Winland Electronics Inc. (WELX) ** wrong symbol
sid(27045) WEX Inc (WEX) ** correct

We did some homework on these, and they actually look to be right. Symbols get re-used, and the data reflects that. In the case of Boundless, it was BND until it was delisted in March '03.

WEX is slightly more complicated. Winland was listed as WEX on the American Stock Exchange through March 21, 2013. Wex Inc. wasn't listed as WEX on NYSE until April 12, 2013; before that it was WXS.

I think we can probably do things with our UI to help this be less confusing. But it looks like the underlying data is correct.