Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $97 billion. This represents $80 billion in purchases of the announced $600 billion purchase program and $17 billion in purchases associated with principal payments from agency debt and agency MBS expected to be received between mid-February and mid-March.

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Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type2
Maturity
Range
Expected Purchase Size
February 11, 2011
February 14, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
08/15/2016 – 01/31/2018
$6 – $8 billion
February 14, 2011
February 15, 2011
Outright TIPS Purchase
04/15/2013 – 02/15/2040
$1 – $2 billion
February 15, 2011
February 16, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
02/28/2015 – 08/15/2016
$5 – $7 billion
February 16, 2011
February 17, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
05/15/2021 – 11/15/2027
$1.5 – $2.5 billion
February 17, 2011
February 18, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
05/15/2018 – 02/15/2021
$6 – $8 billion
February 18, 2011
February 22, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
08/31/2013 – 02/15/2015
$5 – $7 billion
February 22, 2011
February 23, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
08/31/2016 – 02/15/2018
$6 – $8 billion
February 23, 2011
February 24, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
08/15/2028 – 02/15/2041
$1.5 – $2.5 billion
February 24, 2011
February 25, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
08/31/2012 – 08/15/2013
$4 – $6 billion
February 25, 2011
February 28, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
05/15/2018 – 02/15/2021
$6 – $8 billion
February 28, 2011
March 1, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
08/31/2013 – 02/15/2015
$5 – $7 billion
March 1, 2011
March 2, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
08/15/2028 – 02/15/2041
$1.5 – $2.5 billion
March 2, 2011
March 3, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
03/31/2015 – 08/31/2016
$5 – $7 billion
March 3, 2011
March 4, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
05/15/2018 – 02/15/2021
$6 – $8 billion
March 4, 2011
March 7, 2011
Outright TIPS Purchase
04/15/2013 – 02/15/2041
$1 – $2 billion
March 7, 2011
March 8, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
09/15/2013 – 02/28/2015
$5 – $7 billion
March 8, 2011
March 9, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
09/30/2016 – 02/28/2018
$6 – $8 billion
March 9, 2011
March 10, 2011
Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase
03/31/2015 – 08/31/2016
$5 – $7 billion


The next release of the approximate purchase amount and tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on March 10, 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”