Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $45 billion and sell approximately $43 billion in Treasury securities over the month of May.

purchase operations
Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type Maturity
Range
Expected Purchase Size
May 1, 2012 May 2, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

05/15/2020 – 02/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.25 billion

May 3, 2012 May 4, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

May 7, 2012 May 8, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

May 8, 2012 May 9, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

05/15/2018 – 02/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

May 9, 2012 May 10, 2012

Outright TIPS Purchases

07/15/2018 – 02/15/2042

$1.00 - $1.50 billion

May 11, 2012 May 14, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

May 14, 2012 May 15, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

05/15/2018 – 02/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

May 17, 2012 May 18, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 05/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

May 18, 2012 May 21, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2020 – 05/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.25 billion

May 21, 2012 May 22, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 05/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

May 23, 2012 May 24, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2022 – 02/15/2031

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

May 23, 20122 May 24, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

05/31/2018 – 05/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

May 24, 2012 May 25, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 05/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

May 30, 2012 May 31, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2020 – 05/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.25 billion

May 31, 2012 June 1, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 05/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion



sale operations
Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type Maturity
Range
Expected Sale Size

May 2, 2012

May 3, 2012

Outright TIPS Sales

04/15/2013 – 04/15/2015

$1.00 - $1.50 billion

May 4, 2012

May 7, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

08/15/2012 – 02/28/2013

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

May 10, 2012

May 11, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

10/15/2013 – 01/31/2014

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

May 15, 2012

May 16, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

02/15/2014 – 05/31/2014

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

May 22, 2012

May 23, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

03/15/2013 – 09/30/2013

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

May 29, 2012

May 30, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

06/30/2014 – 05/15/2015

$8.00 - $8.75 billion



The next release of the approximate purchase and sale amounts and tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on May 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.
2This operation is tentatively scheduled to begin around 1:15 PM and close at 2:00 PM.