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Watsontown Yacht Sales has been selling large power cruisers for 25 years. On January 1, 2014, the company had $5,950,000 in inventory (based on a FIFO valuation). While the number of yachts in Watsontown Yacht Sales’ inventory remained fairly constant throughout 2014, by December 31, 2014, yacht prices were 7% higher than at the start of the year. The company reported cost of goods sold for 2014 of $23,800,000.

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Calculate the amount of realized holding gains in Watsontown Yacht Sales’ income for 2014.




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