BOOK ENTRY TRANSACTION, in securities, is a transaction that does not entail physical transfer of paper securities. An entry is made on the books of a safekeeping depository showing the beneficial owner of the securities. This has become a standard transaction method for all U.S. Treasury, many U.S. Government agency securities and many taxable and tax-exempt instruments.
BASIC is Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
AGENCIES is securities issued by various agencies of the U.S. Government, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association.
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