Association AgreementEarly predecessor to the Europe Agreements but excluding provision for political dialogue. Association Agreements exist between the EU and Turkey (since 1964), Malta (1971), and Cyprus (1973).
Federal National Mortgage Association (FannieMae)Federal National Mortgage Association (FannieMae)
A publicly owned, government-sponsored corporation chartered in 1938 to purchase mortgages from lenders and resell them to investors. Known by the nickname Fannie Mae, it packages mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration, but also sells some nongovernment-backed mortgages.
European Free Trade AssociationEuropean Free Trade Association
An association of countries (originally comprising Denmark, United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal and Sweden), formed in 1960 mainly to abolish trade barriers between members.
Futures Industry AssociationFutures Industry Association
The futures industry's national trade association in the US. They lobbied in favour of establishing a second layer of bureaucracy for the futures industry (NFA). URL: http://www.fiafii.org
National Association of Investors CorporationNational Association of Investors Corporation
A Michigan-based association that helps groups establish investment clubs.
Foreign Credit Insurance Association (FCIA)Foreign Credit Insurance Association (FCIA)
A private consortium of US insurance companies that offers trade credit insurance to US exporters in conjunction with the US Export-Import Bank.
Further SuggestionsAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Bond market association
National Association of Securities Dealers Automatic Quotation System (Nasdaq)
Japanese Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (Jasdaq)
American Association of Individual Investors (AAII)
Consolidated Tape Association
Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers
National Association of Securities Dealers
Free trade association
American Association of Individual Investors
European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation
Federal National Mortgage Association
Latin American Free Trade Association
Securities Industry Association (SIA)
Savings and loan association
Association of Unit Trusts and Investment Funds
American Land Title Association (ALTA)
National Association of Investors Corporation
Federal Savings and Loan Association
Government National Mortgage Association
London Bullion Market Association
Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae)
BBA British Bankers Association
Association of Investment Trust Companies