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calculate trading securities: Original post by Bryan Keythman of Demand Media When a company has excess cash, one of the ways in which it can use that cash is to invest in another company's shares. If a company owns investment shares, it must report the fair market value of the shares on its balance sheet. Fair market value is the market price of the shares multiplied by the number of shares you own. If a company plans to…

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