Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $44 billion and sell approximately $38 billion in Treasury securities over the month of August. The Desk will redeem approximately $12 billion in Treasury securities.

purchase operations
Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type Maturity
Range
Expected Purchase Size
August 2, 2012 August 3, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 05/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

August 6, 2012 August 7, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2020 – 05/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.50 billion

August 7, 2012 August 8, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2018 – 05/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

August 8, 2012 August 9, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 05/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

August 9, 2012 August 10, 2012

Outright TIPS Purchases

01/15/2019 – 02/15/2042

$1.00 - $1.50 billion

August 13, 2012 August 14, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 05/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

August 14, 2012 August 15, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2020 – 05/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.50 billion

August 16, 2012 August 17, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

August 20, 2012 August 21, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/31/2018 – 08/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

August 22, 2012 August 23, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

August 23, 2012 August 24, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

11/15/2022 – 02/15/2031

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

August 27, 2012 August 28, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

August 28, 2012 August 29, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

11/15/2020 – 08/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.50 billion

August 29 , 2012 August 30, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/31/2018 – 08/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

August 30, 2012 August 31, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion



sale operations
Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type Maturity
Range
Expected Sale Size
August 3, 2012 August 6, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

01/15/2013 – 06/30/2013

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

August 10, 2012 August 13, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

07/15/2013 – 01/31/2014

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

August 15, 2012 August 16, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

02/15/2014 – 08/31/2014

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

August 21, 2012 August 22, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

09/15/2014 – 04/30/2015

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

August 24, 2012 August 27, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

05/15/2015 – 11/15/2015

$7.00 - $8.00 billion



The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on August 31, 2012. At that time, the Desk will also publish information on transaction prices 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.