How can we help?
You can also find more resources in our
Select a category
Something is confusing
Something is broken
I have a suggestion
What is your email?
What is 1 + 3?
Upgrade to remove ads
creditor relationship with another entity. US GOvernment, Municipal Securities, Corporate Bonds, Convertible Debt, and Commercial Paper.
What are the three debt securities?
Debt Securities that te company has positive intent and ability to hold maturity.
Debt securities bought and held primarily for sale in the near term to generate income on short-term price differences. WIll be sold regardless of the price.
Debt securities not classified as held-to-maturity trading securities.
Held-to-Maturity Valuation& Unrealized Holdings
Trading Securities Valuation& Unrealized Holding
Recognized in net income
Available-for-sale Valuation& Unrealized Holdings
What are the requirements to be labeled Held-to-Maturity?
Positive intent and the ability to hold securities maturity
Ownership is a business via common, preferred, or other capital stock. Include rights to dispose or acquire ownership.
Influence own 0%-20% equity stock & Method
Little Influence, use fair value method
Influence if you own 20%-50%
Significant influence and equity method.
Influence if you own 50%-100%
Control the company and consolidated method
What is the fair value method for equity holdings of less than 20%?
Available-for-sale securities and trading securities.
What is the journal entry for initial investment of available securities?
Journal entry for available-for-sale securities that receive cash dividend?
Journal entry for available-for-sale securities that has a realized holding gain or loss?
Unrealized Holding Gain or Loss-Equity
Fair Value adjustment(ava-for-sale)
Journal entry to record the sale available-for-sale securities?
Gain on Sale Investments
Equity method aka significant influence journal entry for reported net income?
Take the percentage of the ownership*net income:
Revenue from Investments
Equity method aka significant influence journal entry for cash dividends?
To reduce the overall net income. Therefore, take the % of ownership by the cash dividend and subtract from overall.
Equity method aka significant influence journal entry for net loss?
Take percentage of loss.
Loss on Investment
Equity method aka significant influence journal entry for increase and decrease of sales compared to the market and fair value?
No entry is recorded. If market price is $11 and common stock price is $10. Don't record the gain.
securities providing payoffs that depend on the values of other assets. 3 types (futures/forwards, options, and swaps)
Upgrade to remove ads