Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $46 billion and sell approximately $38 billion in Treasury securities over the month of October. The Desk will redeem approximately $1 billion in Treasury securities.

purchase operations
Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type Maturity
Range
Expected Purchase Size

October 1, 2012

October 2, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

11/15/2020 – 08/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.50 billion

October 2, 2012

October 3, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.75 - $2.25 billion

October 3, 2012

October 4, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

10/31/2018 – 08/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.25 billion

October 4, 2012

October 5, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.75 - $2.25 billion

October 9, 2012

October 10, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.75 - $2.25 billion

October 11, 2012

October 12, 2012

Outright TIPS Purchases

01/15/2019 – 02/15/2042

$0.75 - $1.25 billion

October 12, 2012

October 15, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.75 - $2.25 billion

October 15, 2012

October 16, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

10/31/2018 – 08/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.25 billion

October 16, 2012

October 17, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

11/15/2020 – 08/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.50 billion

October 18, 2012

October 19, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.75 - $2.25 billion

October 22, 2012

October 23, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.75 - $2.25 billion

October 25, 2012

October 26, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

11/15/2020 – 08/15/2022

$4.50 - $5.50 billion

October 26, 2012

October 29, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

11/15/2022 – 02/15/2031

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

October 30, 2012

October 31, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 08/15/2042

$1.75 - $2.25 billion

October 31, 2012

November 1, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

11/15/2018 – 08/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.25 billion



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

October 5, 2012

October 9, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

02/15/2013 – 02/28/2014

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

October 10, 2012

October 11, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

04/15/2014 – 02/15/2015

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

October 17, 2012

October 18, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

03/15/2015 – 05/31/2015

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

October 19, 2012

October 22, 2012

Outright TIPS Sales

04/15/2014 – 01/31/2016

$0.75 - $1.10 billion

October 23, 2012

October 24, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

06/15/2015 – 08/31/2015

$7.00 - $8.00 billion

October 29, 2012

October 30, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

11/15/2015 – 12/31/2015

$7.00 - $8.00 billion



The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on October 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.