Hiker Company completes the following transactions during the current year.
May 9 Purchases 200 shares of Higo stock as a short- term investment in available-for-sale securities at a cost of $25 per share plus $150 in broker fees.
June 2 Sells 100 shares of its investment in Higo stock at $ 28 per share. The broker’s commission on this sale is $90.
Dec. 31 The closing market price (fair value) of the Higo stock is $ 23 per share.
Prepare the May 9 and June 2 journal entries and the December 31 adjusting entry. This is the first and only time the company purchased such securities.

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