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Prepare the adjusting entry for Parnevik on December 31, 2015.

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Garfield Company purchased, as a held-to-maturity investment, $80,000 of the 9%, 5-year bonds of Chester Corporation for $74,086, which provides an 11% return.;1) Prepare Garfield?s journal entries for (a) the purchase of the investment, and (b) the receipt of annual interest and discount amortization. Assume effective-interest amortization is used.;2) Garfield Company purchased, as an available-for-sale security, $80,000 of the 9%, 5-year bonds of Chester Corporation for $74,086, which provides an 11% return.;Prepare Garfield?s journal entries for (a) the purchase of the investment, (b) the receipt of annual interest and discount amortization, and (c) the year-end fair value adjustment. (Assume a zero balance in;the Fair Value Adjustment account.) The bonds have a year-end fair value of $75,500.;3)Parnevik Company has the following securities in its investment portfolio on December 31, 2014 (all securities were purchased in 2014): (1) 3,000 shares of Anderson Co. common stock which cost $58,500, (2) 10,000 shares of Munter Ltd. common stock which cost $580,000, and (3) 6,000 shares of King Company preferred stock which cost $255,000. The Fair Value Adjustment account shows a credit of $10,100 at the end of 2014.;In 2015, Parnevik completed the following securities transactions.;1. On January 15, sold 3,000 shares of Anderson?s common stock at $22 per share less fees of $2,150.;2. On April 17, purchased 1,000 shares of Castle?s common stock at $33.50 per share plus fees of $1,980.;On December 31, 2015, the market prices per share of these securities were Munter $61, King $40, and Castle $29. In addition, the accounting supervisor of Parnevik told you that, even though all these securities have readily determinable fair values, Parnevik will not actively trade these securities because the top management intends to hold them for more than one year.;(a) Prepare the entry for the security sale on January 15, 2015.;(b) Prepare the journal entry to record the security purchase on April 17, 2015.;(c) Compute the unrealized gains or losses.;Prepare the adjusting entry for Parnevik on December 31, 2015.

 

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