F210. Agency Securities (Fannie Mae, Mortgages)

Federal Reserve definition for F210 flow of funds table

United States government agency securities are of three types:

  1. Securities issued by federal agencies other than the Treasury.
  2. Securities issued by government-sponsored enterprises, such as Fannie Mae and the Federal Home Loan Banks.
  3. Federally related mortgage pool securities issued by the Government National Mortgage Association, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Farm Service Agency.

The first group, reported as 'agency securities issued under special financing authorities' in the Monthly Treasury Statements, currently include:

Also included in this category are Commodity Credit Corporation certificates of interest, whose value has been zero since the second quarter of 1970, and loan participation certificates, whose value has been zero since the third quarter of 1988.

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