Business / Real Estate / Corporation: An entity or organization, created by operation of law, whose rights of doing business are essentially the same as those of an individual. The entity has continuous existence until it is dissolved according to legal procedures.

Resolution Funding Corporation (Refcorp)

Business / Finance / Resolution Funding Corporation (Refcorp): A government agency established by Congress in 1989 to issue bailout bonds and raise funds for the activities of the Resolution Trust Corporation, as well as to administer struggling institutions inhe MORE

Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC)

Business / Agriculture / Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC): The wholly owned federal corporation within USDA that administers the federal crop insurance program. The FAIR Act of 1996 created an Office Of Risk Management (which USDA has renamed the Risk Managem MORE

Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)

Business / Agriculture / Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC): A wholly owned government corporation created in 1933 to stabilize, support, and protect farm income and prices (federally chartered by the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act of 1948 (P.L. 80-80 MORE

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Business / Finance / International Finance Corporation (IFC): A corporation owned by the World Bank that produces a number of well-known stock indexes for emerging markets. Its major role is to provide financing for projects in less developed countries. MORE

Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC)

Business / Finance / Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC): A corporation that is conducting business and is based in the country in which it is established, as opposed to a foreign corporation. MORE

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac)

Business / Finance / Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac): Securities issued by corporations and agencies created by the U.S. government, such as the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and Ginnie Mae. MORE