McElroy Company has the following portfolio of investment

McElroy Company has the following portfolio of investment securities at September 30, 2014, its last reporting date.

On October 10, 2014, the Horton shares were sold at a price of $54 per share. In addition, 3,000 shares of Patriot common stock were acquired at $54.50 per share on November 2, 2014. The December 31, 2014, fair values were Monty $106,000, Patriot $132,000, and the Oakwood 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 2014.

(b) How would the entries in part (a) change if the securities were classified as available-for-sale?


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