My investment accounts have trade commissions which are messing up my net income calculation. Why do they show up as an expense when they are within the investment acct!

Only some of my investment accounts have the charges show up as Trade Commissions but those that do count as a Fee under expenses in the calculation of Net Income. It's making my monthly net income negative...hard to see how you are doing when you always appear to be underwater (but I know I'm not). Why is this happening and how to fix...there are a lot of transactions, I don't want to do this over and over.

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I have the same issue. Not finding any other help online, I implemented a work around. Go to Accounts, and hide the investment accounts from Budgets and Trends. Now, the trade commissions are no longer included in monthly balance sheet, but those transactions are still visible under Transactions.

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