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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

Etymology: L, agere, to do
1 (in law) a relationship between two parties in which one authorizes the other to act on his or her behalf as agent. It usually implies a contractual arrangement between two parties managed by a third party, the agent.
2 the business of any power or firm empowered to act for another.

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).
The catch with individual agency bonds is the amount you have to scrape together--around $5,000, says George Benigno, an analyst at the Institute for Econometric Research in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
FILP agency bonds are not guaranteed by the government.
There are also funds that blend Treasuries with government agency bonds such as Ginnie Maes to produce a higher yield (though, again, not without some additional risk).
Aggregate index are loaded with Treasury and government agency bonds.
23 August 2013 -- Washington DC-based securities firms regulator The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said that it has fined US-based Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co LLC (NYSE: MS) USD 1m and ordered USD 188,000 in restitution plus interest for failing to provide best execution in certain customer transactions involving corporate and agency bonds, and failing to provide a fair and reasonable price in certain customer transactions involving municipal bonds.
Fannie Mae will cover $143 million in tax-exempt NYS Housing Finance Agency bonds, plus an additional $10 million conventional taxable tail.
Much of the debt - including sewer service bonds, redevelopment agency bonds and Department of Water and Power bonds - is tied to dedicated sources of income.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA; President: Shinichi Kitaoka) launched on September 2, 2016 Fiscal Investment and Loan Program (FILP) Agency bonds (non-government guaranteed domestic bonds) in two tranches: JPY 20 billion with a 10-year maturity and JPY 15 billion with a 30-year maturity.
As reprehensible as the city's conduct with respect to voter-approved bond issues is, the more than $2 billion in Community Redevelopment Agency bonds issued in Los Angeles without voter approval is far worse.
Touting the advantages of the Economic Development Zone in which the complex is located and spelling out to businesses the tax breaks, including tax credits for job creation, the availability of Industrial Development Agency bonds, and other advantages.
Finra found that Morgan Stanley failed to use reasonable diligence to ensure that the purchase or sale price to the customer was as favourable as possible in 116 customer transactions involving corporate and agency bonds.