Nora transfers to Needle Corp depreciable machinery originally costing $18,000 and now having a $15,000 adjusted basis. In exchange, Nora receives all 100 shares of Needle stock having an $18,000 FMV and a three-year Needle note having a $4,000 FMV.
A) What is the amount and character of Nora's recognized gain or loss?
B) What are Nora's bases in the Needle stock and note?
C) What is Needles's basis in the machinery?