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troubleshooting Question


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DatabasesMicrosoft SQL Server
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SQL Query!

Help... So i created this query for this client

SELECT  TradePrice as Price, Quantity as Volume,  Contracttype as KIND, strike, expiringdate, comment, (substring (contract+convert(varchar,expiringdate),1,20)) as [FEEDCODE]    
FROM       TS_Positions
WHERE     (Contract LIKE 'LI%') OR
                      (Contract LIKE 'LK%') OR
                      (Contract LIKE 'LL%') OR
                      (Contract LIKE 'LM%')
ORDER BY Contract

Data result was
Price              Volume        Kind               Strike             date              Comment       Life

0.0      1500      Call      97.25      20060106      NULL      LIF0620060106

2 questions--
1. How can I cut the result data for KIND just to show to C or P or F(basically the 1st letter not the whole word).
2. How can i change the result Decimal for Price column. It shows 0 but its really 15.625 or 16.25

Adding the query to above statement would be GREAT!!!!!! Thanks