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 real estate investment trust, Capstead earns income from investing in a leveraged portfolio of residential adjustable-rate mortgage pass-through securities, referred to as ARM securities, issued and guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprises, either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, or by an agency of the federal government, Ginnie Mae.
Cantor Commercial Real Estate, New York, originated loans backing Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.'s issuance of $634.5 million in commercial mortgage pass-through securities.
AGNC, a real estate investment trust, which invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralised mortgage obligations, said it would use the raised funds from the stock sale to buy additional agency securities as market conditions warrant and for general corporate purposes.