Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation)

Definition:

A Congressionally chartered corporation that purchases residential mortgages in the secondary market from S&Ls, banks, and mortgage bankers and securities for sale in the capital markets.

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Forward forward contract

In Eurocurrencies, a contract under which a deposit of fixed maturity is agreed to at a fixed price for future delivery.

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