nondepository financial institution
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|Noun||1.||nondepository financial institution - a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance|
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
brokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm - a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
insurance company, insurance firm, insurance underwriter, insurer, underwriter - a financial institution that sells insurance
pension fund - a financial institution that collects regular contributions from employers to provide retirement income for employees
investment company, investment firm, investment trust, fund - a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
securities industry, market - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
finance company - a financial institution (often affiliated with a holding company or manufacturer) that makes loans to individuals or businesses