|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 26, 2020
|Investments and Cash [Abstract]|
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Net gains recorded for trading assets still held at the reporting date were $205 million in the third quarter of 2020 and $347 million in the first nine months of 2020 ($75 million of net losses in the third quarter of 2019 and $21 million of net gains in the first nine months of 2019). Net losses on the related derivatives were $163 million in the third quarter of 2020 and $334 million in the first nine months of 2020 ($81 million of net gains in the third quarter of 2019 and $7 million of net losses in the first nine months of 2019).
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 September 26, 2020 and December 28, 2019.
The fair value of available-for-sale debt investments, by contractual maturity, as of September 26, 2020, 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 distributions, and initial fair value adjustments recorded upon a security becoming marketable.
We recognized higher than historically experienced impairment charges on our non-marketable portfolio in the first nine months of 2020 based on our assessment of the impact of recent public and private market volatility and tightening of liquidity.
Gains and losses for our marketable and non-marketable equity securities during the period were as follows:
IMFT was formed in 2006 by Micron Technology, Inc. (Micron) and Intel to jointly develop NAND flash memory and 3D XPoint™ technology products. As of September 28, 2019, we had a carrying value of $1.1 billion in IMFT and owned a 49% interest in the unconsolidated variable interest entity. We sold our non-controlling interest in IMFT to Micron in October 2019. We will continue to purchase product manufactured by Micron under our supply agreement, which includes the next generation of 3D XPoint™ technology.
The entire disclosure for investments in certain debt and equity securities.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef