|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 30, 2019
|Investments and Cash [Abstract]|
|Investments [Text Block]||
Net gains related to trading assets still held at the reporting date were $16 million in the first three months of 2019 ($175 million of net gains in the first three months of 2018). Net gains on the related derivatives were $2 million in the first three months of 2019 (net losses of $149 million in the first three months of 2018).
Available-for-Sale Debt Investments
Government debt includes instruments such as non-U.S. government bonds and U.S. agency securities. Financial institution instruments include instruments issued or managed by financial institutions in various forms such as commercial paper, fixed and floating rate bonds, money market fund deposits, and time deposits. Substantially all time deposits were issued by institutions outside the U.S. as of March 30, 2019 and December 29, 2018.
The fair value of available-for-sale debt investments, by contractual maturity, as of March 30, 2019, was as follows:
The components of gains (losses) on equity investments, net for each period were as follows:
1 Sale of equity investments and other includes realized gains (losses) on sales of non-marketable equity investments, our share of equity method investee gains (losses), and initial fair value adjustments recorded upon a security becoming marketable.
Gains and losses for our marketable and non-marketable equity securities during the period were as follows:
IM Flash Technologies, LLC
IM Flash Technologies, LLC (IMFT) was formed in 2006 by Micron Technology, Inc. (Micron) and Intel to jointly develop NAND flash memory and 3D XPoint™ technology products. IMFT is an unconsolidated variable interest entity and all costs of IMFT are passed on to Micron and Intel through sale of products or services in proportional share of ownership. As of March 30, 2019, we own a 49% interest in IMFT. Our portion of IMFT costs was approximately $132 million in the first three months of 2019 (approximately $83 million in the first three months of 2018).
IMFT depends on Micron and Intel for any additional cash needs to be provided in the form of cash calls or member debt financing (MDF). Extensions of MDF may be converted to a capital contribution at the lender's request, or may be repaid upon availability of funds.
In January 2019, Micron exercised its right to call our interest in IMFT. The call transaction will close between six and twelve months from the date Micron exercised the call option. We will continue to purchase product manufactured at the IMFT facility for a period of up to one year following the close date. The carrying balance of our equity method investment in IMFT as of March 30, 2019 was $1.5 billion.
ASML Holding N.V.As of December 29, 2018, Intel owned $1.1 billion in ASML Holding N.V. (ASML). We have fully sold our equity investment in ASML.
The entire disclosure for investments in certain debt and equity securities.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef