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United States of America
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The CURRENCY of the country is the US Dollar. The corresponding SWIFT code is USD. The US also has the US Dollar next day, with SWIFT code USN. The following countries and territories also use the US Dollar (USD): American Samoa, American Virgin Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Guam, Haiti, Marshall Islands, Micronesia Federated States, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands. Institutions which have a hand in the financial industry in America include the following. Refer to the individual entry in this book for further information: American Bankers Association American Institute of Banking Bank Marketing Association Commodity Credit Corporation Commodity Futures Trading Commission Council of Economic Advisers Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Export-Import Bank of the United States Farm Credit Administration Farmers Home Administration Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Federal Housing Administration Federal Insurance Administration Federal National Mortgage Association Federal Reserve Board Federal Trade Commission Government National Mortgage Association House Committee on Agriculture House Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs House Committee on Ways and Means House Energy and Commerce Committee Interstate Commerce Commission International Monetary Fund Municipal Securities Rule making Board National Automated Clearing House Association National Labor Relations Board Office of Management and Budget Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Office of Thrift Supervision Overseas Private Investment Corporation Resolution Trust Corporation Resolution Trust Corporation Oversight Board Savings Association Insurance Fund Securities and Exchange Commission Securities Investor Protection Corporation Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Senate Committee on Finance Small Business Administration Student Loan Marketing Association U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Department of Commerce U.S. Department of Education U.S. Department of Housing U.S. Department of Justice U.S. Department of Labor U.S. Department of the Treasury U.S. Internal Revenue Service U.S. International Trade Commission World Bank (formally known as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

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