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Question 1 Which of the following is the best description of a financial instrument?

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Question 1 Which of the following is the best description of a financial instrument? Answer Any monetary contract denominated in a foreign currency. Cash, an investment in equities, and any contract to receive or pay cash. Any form of a companys own capital stock. Any transaction with a bank or other financial institution. Question 2 On December 1, Year One, a company acquires two three-month financial instruments that qualify as derivatives. Financial instrument A was bought to serve as a fair value hedge. Financial instrument B was bought to serve as a cash flow hedge. By the end of Year One, both of these financial instruments have increased in value by $1,000. How should these gains in value be reported by the company on the Year One financial statements? Answer Both gains are reported within net income. Both gains are reported within accumulated other comprehensive income.t The gain on the fair value hedge is reported within net income whereas the gain on the cash flow hedge is reported within accumulated other comprehensive income. The gain on the fair value hedge is reported within accumulated other comprehensive income whereas the gain on the cash flow hedge is reported within net income. Question 3 On December 31, Year One, Giant Company acquired 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Tiny Company. On that date, Tiny was reporting inventory with a cost of $30,000 (but a fair value of $45,000) and sales for the year of $400,000. Upon acquisition, Giant produces consolidated financial statements to combine the two companies. Which of the following statements is correct about these consolidated statements? Answer Tiny’s inventory is included at $30,000 but none of its revenues are included. Tiny’s inventory is included at $30,000 as well as its revenue of $400,000. Tiny’s inventory is included at $45,000 but none of its revenues are included.
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Tiny’s inventory is included at $45,000 as well as its revenue of $400,000. 4 On November 1, Year One, the Abernethy Company signs a forward exchange contract to receive one million Japanese yen on February 1, Year Two, for $10,000 based on the three-month forward exchange rate at that time of $1 for 100 Japanese yen (1,000,000 x 1/100 or $10,000). On that same day, Abernethy agrees to acquire inventory for one million yen when it is delivered on February 1, Year Two. The forward exchange receivable is designated as a hedge for this commitment. On November 1, the spot (current) exchange rate is $1 for 94 Japanese yen but that rate change, by December 31, to $1 for 96 Japanese yen. As of December 31, Year One, the forward exchange rate to be paid one month in the future is $1 for 103 Japanese yen. What is the overall impact to be recognized on net income at the end of Year One? Answer 0 $71 loss $221 gain $292 loss 5 On November 1, Year One, the Haynie Company signs a contract to receive one million Japanese yen on February 1, Year Two, for $10,000 based on the three-month forward exchange rate at that time of $1 for 100 Japanese yen (1,000,000 x 1/100 or $10,000). This contract is a derivative because its value is derived from the future value of the Japanese yen in relation to the US dollar. On December 31, Year One, the Haynie Company is producing financial statements. How is this forward exchange contract reported? Answer It is shown as an asset or a liability at its fair value. It is shown only as an asset at its fair value. It is shown only as a liability at its fair value. It is only disclosed in the notes to the financial statements because it is a future transaction. 6 Seybert Systems accounts for its investment in Wang Engineering as available for sale. Seybert's balance in accumulated other comprehensive income with respect to the Wang investment is a credit balance of $20,000, and Seybert lists the investment at $100,000 on its balance sheet. Seybert purchased the Wang investment for (ignore taxes): Answer $100,000. $120,000.
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Which of the following is the best description of a financial instrument?
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