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Briefly summarize the accounting for an investment in trading securities.

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Explain the accounting for an investment in trading securities.

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Investment: It refers to the process of using the currently held excess cash to earn profitable returns in future. The investments can be made in equity securities such as shares or debt securities such as bonds.

Trading securities: These are the securities which are purchased to earn the profits due to changes in their market prices...

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