mortgage-backed security


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Related to mortgage-backed security: Collateralized debt obligation, Credit Default Swaps, Residential Mortgage Backed Security
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Noun1.mortgage-backed security - a security created when a group of mortgages are gathered together and bonds are sold to other institutions or the public; investors receive a portion of the interest payments on the mortgages as well as the principal payments; usually guaranteed by the government
certificate, security - a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; "he held several valuable securities"
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A mortgage-backed security (MBS) is a participation in a pool of residential mortgages (such as GNMAs and FNMAS).
In 1970, the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA) created the first publicly traded mortgage-backed security.
Stewart's background in the commercial mortgage-backed security market, and his expertise in credit and risk analysis, make him a natural fit for our Structured Securities Group," said Mike Dunlop, Senior Vice President of 40|86 Advisors.