Agencies & Government-Sponsored Enterprises

  • FINRA: The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. FINRA's mission is to protect America's investors by making sure the securities industry operates fairly and honestly. For Treasury & Agency Bonds with certain features, go to "Sitemap," "Market Data," and "Bonds." Click "Treasury & Agency" and then click "Advanced Bond Search."
  • InvestingInBonds.com: Investinginbonds.com is a unique source of bond price information and includes a wide variety of market data, news, commentary and information about bonds. Click Government/Federal Agency Market-at-a-Glance and search by issuer or most recently issued. For recent information and reports on the government securities market (Treasury & Agency) go to SIFMA Quarterly Government Securities Issuance and Rate Forecast.
  • Federal Agriculture Mortgage Corporation (FAMC, Farmer Mac): Commonly known as "Farmer Mac" or FAMC, the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation is a stockholder-owned, government sponsored enterprise created by Congress to improve the availability of long-term credit for America's farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, businesses and communities. Click here for Features of Farmer Mac Debt.
  • Federal Farm Credit Bank System: The Farm Credit System is a nationwide network of borrower-owned lending institutions and affiliated service entities that lend to agricultural and rural America. The System is the oldest Government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) created when Congress established authority for certain predecessor entities in 1916.
  • Federal Farm Credit Funding Corporation: The Funding Corporation issues a variety of Federal Farm Credit Banks Consolidated Systemwide Debt Securities (Farm Credit Debt Securities) on behalf of the Farm Credit System Banks with a broad range of maturities and structures.
  • Federal Financing Bank: The Federal Financing Bank (FFB) is a government corporation, created by Congress in 1973 under the general supervision of the Secretary of the Treasury. The FFB was established to centralize and reduce the cost of federal borrowing, as well as federally-assisted borrowing from the public.
  • Federal Home Loan Bank: Created by Congress, the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLB) have been the largest source of funding for mortgage lending for nearly eight decades. The FHLB are twelve regional cooperative banks that lending institutions use to finance housing and economic development in local communities.
  • Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation: FHLC or "Freddie Mac" is one of America's biggest buyers of home mortgages and is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1970 to keep money flowing to mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing. Click herefor Debt Securities.
  • Federal Housing Administration: Generally know as the "FHA" the Federal Housing Administration, provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the United States and its territories. FHA insures mortgages on single family and multifamily homes including manufactured homes and hospitals. It is the largest insurer of mortgages in the world, insuring over 34 million properties since its inception in 1934.
  • Federal National Mortgage Association: FNMA or "Fannie Mae" is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) chartered by Congress with a mission to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing and mortgage markets.
  • Government National Mortgage Association: Commonly known as "Ginnie Mae", the Government National Mortgage Association helps to make affordable housing a reality for low- and moderate-income households across America by channeling global capital into the nation's housing markets.
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - World Bank: The World Bank is a source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.
  • Private Export Funding Corporation: Private Export Funding Corporation (PEFCO) assists the financing of U.S. exports by supplementing the financing available from commercial banks and other lenders.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority: The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.
  • Wall Street Journal: Go to "Markets," "Market Data," and "Bonds, Rates & Credit Markets," for "Government Agency."