S.6.a Financial Business (1)
(1) Financial business includes depository institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, monetary authority, and other financial institutions.
Estimates for 2000 and earlier periods are based on the 1987 Standard Industrial Classification System; later estimates are based on the North American Classification System.
(2) Consists of rental income of tenant-occupied housing and proprietors' income. Quasi-corporations are unincorporated enterprises that function as if they were corporations;
they primarily cover their operating costs through sales, and they keep a complete set of financial records.
(3) Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) consist of Federal Home Loan Banks, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, Farm Credit System,
the Financing Corporation, and the Resolution Funding Corporation, and they included the Student Loan Marketing Association until it was fully privatized in the fourth quarter of 2004.
(4) The statistical discrepancy is the difference between net lending or net borrowing derived in the capital account and the same concept derived in the financial account. The discrepancy
reflects differences in source data, timing of recorded flows, and other statistical differences between the capital and financial accounts.
(5) Excludes land. Includes corporate and noncorporate financial business.