primary dealer
A financial institution, broker-dealer or bank approved to do business with the U.S. Federal Reserve. A primary dealer can underwrite government debt and is obligated to make markets in government securities such as T-Bills, notes and bonds. Such dealers must report their activity daily to the Federal Reserve and have to meet stringent requirements to be considered.
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