Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

The Desk plans to purchase approximately $44 billion in Treasury securities over the month of February. This amount is approximately $1 billion less than the stated pace of $45 billion per month, given that purchases conducted in January exceeded the target by approximately $1 billion.


Purchase Operations
Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type
Maturity Range
Expected Purchase Size
February 1, 2013 February 4, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2023 – 02/15/2031 $0.75 - $1.00 billion
February 4, 2013 February 5, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2020 – 11/15/2022 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
February 5, 2013 February 6, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 11/15/2042 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
February 6, 2013 February 7, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2018 – 01/31/2020 $3.00 - $3.75 billion
February 7, 2013 February 8, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 11/15/2042 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
February 8, 2013 February 11, 2013 Outright TIPS Purchases 04/15/2017 – 02/15/2042 $1.00 - $1.50 billion
February 11, 2013 February 12, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 11/15/2042 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
February 12, 2013 February 13, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2020 – 11/15/2022 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
February 13, 2013 February 14, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 11/15/2042 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
February 14, 2013 February 15, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2017 – 10/31/2018 $4.75 - $5.75 billion
February 19, 2013 February 20, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
February 20, 2013 February 21, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2020 – 02/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
February 21, 2013 February 22, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/30/2018 – 02/15/2020 $3.00 - $3.75 billion
February 22, 2013 February 25, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
February 25, 2013 February 26, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2020 – 02/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
February 26, 2013 February 27, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
February 27, 2013 February 28, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/28/2017 – 11/15/2017 $4.25 - $5.25 billion
February 28, 2013 March 1, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 – 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion

The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on February 28, 2013. At that time the Desk will 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.