Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $14 billion. This represents purchases associated with principal payments from agency debt and agency MBS expected to be received between mid-August and mid-September.

Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type2 Maturity
Range
Expected Purchase Size

August 16, 2011

August 17, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase

08/31/2015-02/15/2017

$2.50 - $3.00 billion

August 22, 2011

August 23, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase

11/15/2021-08/15/2041

$0.50 - $1.00 billion

August 25, 2011

August 26, 2011

Outright TIPS Purchase

04/15/2013-02/15/2041

$0.25 -$0.50
billion

August 29, 2011

August 30, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase

11/15/2018-08/15/2021

$2.75 - $3.50 billion

September 1, 2011

September 2, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase

03/15/2014-08/31/2015

$2.50 - $3.00 billion

September 6, 2011

September 7, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase

03/15/2013-02/28/2014

$0.50 - $1.00 billion

September 9, 2011

September 12, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase

03/31/2017-08/31/2018

$2.75 - $3.50 billion



The next release of the approximate purchase amount and tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on September 13, 2011. At that time, the Desk will also publish information on prices paid for securities included in the operations listed above.

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1Operations are tentatively scheduled to begin around 10:15 AM and close at 11:00 AM unless noted otherwise.
2Nominal coupon operations are specified as “Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase” and TIPS operations are specified as “Outright TIPS Purchase”