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You purchase 115 shares of common stock at $62.32 per share. A few months later, you sell the shares for $85.32. No dividends were paid. Your stockbroker charges 3.8% commission on transactions of less than 150 shares. Determine the gain (or loss) of the stock transaction. Round your answer to the nearest cent. a. A gain of $2,272.15 b. A loss of $2,272.15 c. A gain of $1,999.81 d. A loss of $1,999.81

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sassymissy

Cost of shares = 1.038 x 115 x 62.32 = $7,439.14 Revenue from sell of stock = (1 - 0.038) x 115 x 85.32 = $9,438.95 Gain = $9,438.95 - $7,439.14 = $1,999.81

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