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On January 1, 2019, Gatrong Corporation purchased 12%, 5-year Fleming Corporation bonds with a face value of $200,000. It expects to hold these bonds until maturity. The bonds pay interest semiannually on June 30 and December 31. Gatrong paid $215,443, a price that yields a 10% effective annual interest rate. Prepare the journal entry of Gatrong to record the purchase of the bonds.

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Prepare the journal entry to record the purchase of the bonds in the books of Corporation G.

Explanation

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.

Held-to-maturity securities: these are the securities which are purchased with an intension to hold the securities till their maturity.

Record the journal entry for the purchase of bond.

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