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Texar Company completes the following transactions during the current year.
May 9 Purchases 400 shares of Crayton stock as a short-term investment in available-for-sale securities at a cost of $30 per share plus $200 in broker fees.
June 2 Sells 200 shares of its investment in Crayton stock at $32 per share. The broker’s commission on this sale is $120.
Dec. 31 The closing market price (fair value) of the Crayton stock is $28 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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