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agency

 [a´jen-se]
an organization that performs actions for other people, particularly of a service nature.
home health agency a public agency or private organization that is primarily engaged in providing skilled or paraprofessional home health care to individuals in out-of-hospital settings, such as private homes, boarding homes, hospices, shelters, and so on. Its policies must be established and supervised by professional personnel, including one or more physicians and one or more registered nurses. It must maintain clinical records on all patients. In states with laws licensing such agencies, it must be licensed pursuant to such laws and approved as meeting the standards established for such licensing. It must also meet certain other requirements as specified in the Social Security Act, section 1861 (o).

Agency

A generic term for a governmental or non-governmental organisation which is responsible for delivering services and for which workers may work for pay or as volunteers.
Legal A relationship established between two parties in which one party (the agent) is empowered to act on behalf of the other (the principal).
Managed care An organization, enterprise or governmental body.
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In fact, individual FILP agencies in general have tried to issue more FILP agency bonds, and the ratio of issuing FILP agency bonds over the size of their businesses has increased since FY 2001 (See Table 1).
(9.) The agency bond might have options attached to it that would have to be hedged, but we ignore this complication since it does not affect our conclusion.
With a signaling effect for 10-year bonds of between 7 and 11 bp, and a fall in 10-year Treasury and agency bond yields of 17 to 18 bp, the safety effect is between 6 and 11 bp for the 10-year agency bonds and Treasuries.
Like Treasuries, agency bonds pay interest every six months and have virtually no credit risk.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has released guidance to help securities firms implement a new rule requiring enhanced price disclosure to retail investors for trades in corporate and agency bonds. The new requirements go into effect May 14, 2018.
According to FINRA, the banking company had, charged excessive corporate and agency bond mark-ups and markdowns from July 2007 to September 2010.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-June 21, 2011--Moody's gives Aa2 rating to three Urban Renaissance Agency bond series(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
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The firm believes that disciplined management of government and agency bond portfolios will maximize risk controlled returns over full market cycles.
To estimate agency bond interest payments, BEA multiplies the agency bond position by a yield.
Straight debt agency securities also create problems for the transactions reporting system because of the way in which agency bond issuers manage interest-rate risk.
Out of the N6.48trillion invested by the PFAs, N4.43trillion was invested in Federal Government Bonds; N1.93trillion in Treasury Bills; N11billion in Agency Bonds (NMRC and FMBN); N86billion in Sukuk Bonds; N12billion in Green Bonds and N129billion in state government securities.