Loxley Company has the following portfolio of investment securit

Loxley Company has the following portfolio of investment securities at September 30, 2008, its last reporting date.

Loxley Company has the following portfolio of investment securit

On October 10, 2008, the Fogelberg shares were sold at a price of $54 per share. In addition, 3,000 shares of Los Tigres common stock were acquired at $59.50 per share on November 2, 2008. The December 31, 2008, fair values were: Petra $96,000, Los Tigres $132, 000, and the Weisberg common $193,000. All the securities are classified as trading.
Instructions
(a) Prepare the journal entries to record the sale, purchase, and adjusting entries related to the trading securities in the last quarter of 2008.
(b) How would the entries in part (a) change if the securities were classified asavailable-for-sale?

Common Stock
Common stock is an equity component that represents the worth of stock owned by the shareholders of the company. The common stock represents the par value of the shares outstanding at a balance sheet date. Public companies can trade their stocks on...
Portfolio
A portfolio is a grouping of financial assets such as stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and cash equivalents, as well as their fund counterparts, including mutual, exchange-traded and closed funds. A portfolio can also consist of non-publicly...