Agency Bond


DEFINITION of 'Agency Bond'

A bond issued by a government agency. These bonds are not fully guaranteed in the same way as U.S. Treasury and municipal bonds.


These bonds do not include those issued by the U.S. Treasury or municipalities. They include such agencies as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Sallie Mae and the Federal Home Loan Banks.

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  3. Freddie Mac - Federal Home Loan ...

    A stockholder-owned, government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) chartered ...
  4. Sallie Mae - Student Loan Marketing ...

    A publicly traded company that is the largest provider of educational ...
  5. Municipal Bond

    A debt security issued by a state, municipality or county to ...
  6. Ginnie Mae - Government National ...

    A U.S. government corporation within the U.S. Department of Housing ...
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