Agency

Business / Finance / Agency: In context of general equities, buying or selling for the account and risk of a customer. Generally, an agent, or broker, acts as intermediary between buyer and seller, taking no financial risk personally or as a firm, and charging a commission for the service. The broker represents a customer buyer/seller to a customer seller/buyer and does not act as principal for the firm's own trading account. Antithesis of principal. See: Dealer.
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Agency Noun Synonyms: means, medium, instrumentality, intervention, intercession, action, intermediation, operation, mechanism, force, power, activity, working(s), energy
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Field Service Agency

Business / Agriculture / Field Service Agency: Generally refers to any one of the following USDA agencies that administer programs and provide services to farmers and other rural residents through an extensive network of state and local offices: t MORE

Agency Adoption

Life Style / Adoption / Agency Adoption: Adoption that is facilitated by a State Licensed Agency that provides counseling to birthparents, homestudies to prospective adoptive parents, relinquishment services and post-placement programs for t MORE

Agency Securities

Business / Finance / Agency Securities: Securities issued by federally related institutions and U.S. government-sponsored entities. Such agencies were created to reduce borrowing costs for certain sectors of the economy, such as agriculture MORE