Office Of Thrift Supervision - OTS

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Office Of Thrift Supervision - OTS'

The bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department that is responsible for issuing and enforcing regulations governing the nation's savings and loan industry.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Office Of Thrift Supervision - OTS'

This bureau is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of deposits in thrift banks. It does this by auditing and inspecting the banks to see if government regulations and policies are being adhered to.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Slow Loan

    A loan that a lender considers at risk for nonpayment. Banks ...
  2. Mutual Savings Bank - MSB

    A type of thrift institution, originally designed to serve low-income ...
  3. Call Report

    A report that must be filed by all regulated financial institutions ...
  4. Federal Savings and Loan

    A federally chartered savings and loan is a banking institution ...
  5. Federal Financial Institutions ...

    An interagency body of the U.S. government made up of several ...
  6. Thrift Bank

    A financial institution focusing on taking deposits and originating ...
Related Articles
  1. Analyzing A Bank's Financial Statements
    Fundamental Analysis

    Analyzing A Bank's Financial Statements

  2. From Booms To Bailouts: The Banking ...
    Home & Auto

    From Booms To Bailouts: The Banking ...

  3. A Look At National Debt And Government ...
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    A Look At National Debt And Government ...

  4. I know there is a form of deposit insurance ...
    Home & Auto

    I know there is a form of deposit insurance ...

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Passive ETF

    One of two types of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) available for investors. Passive ETFs are index funds that track a specific ...
  2. Walras' Law

    An economics law that suggests that the existence of excess supply in one market must be matched by excess demand in another ...
  3. Market Segmentation

    A marketing term referring to the aggregating of prospective buyers into groups (segments) that have common needs and will ...
  4. Effective Annual Interest Rate

    An investment's annual rate of interest when compounding occurs more often than once a year. Calculated as the following: ...
  5. Debit Spread

    Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option ...
  6. Odious Debt

    Money borrowed by one country from another country and then misappropriated by national rulers. A nation's debt becomes odious ...
Trading Center