Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

The Desk's tentative operation schedules associated with outright purchases and sales of Treasury securities as announced by the FOMC.


The Desk plans to purchase approximately $24 billion in Treasury securities over the month of May. This amount is approximately $1 billion less than the stated pace of $25 billion per month, given that purchases conducted in April exceeded the target by approximately $1 billion.



Purchase Operations
Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type
Maturity Range
Expected Purchase Size
Thu, May 1, 2014 Fri, May 2, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $0.85 - $1.10 billion
Mon, May 5, 2014 Tue, May 6, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2021 - 02/15/2024 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Tue, May 6, 2014 Wed, May 7, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $0.85 - $1.10 billion
Thu, May 8, 2014 Fri, May 9, 2014 Outright TIPS Purchases 07/15/2018 - 02/15/2044 $0.55 - $0.80 billion
Fri, May 9, 2014 Mon, May 12, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2020 - 04/30/2021 $1.50 - $2.00 billion
Mon, May 12, 2014 Tue, May 13, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2018 - 01/31/2019 $2.25 - $3.00 billion
Tue, May 13, 2014 Wed, May 14, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $0.85 - $1.10 billion
Wed, May 14, 2014 Thu, May 15, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2024 - 02/15/2031 $0.35 - $0.60 billion
Fri, May 16, 2014 Mon, May 19, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 05/15/2044 $0.85 - $1.10 billion
Mon, May 19, 2014 Tue, May 20, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/29/2020 - 05/15/2021 $1.50 - $2.00 billion
Tue, May 20, 2014 Wed, May 21, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 08/15/2021 - 05/15/2024 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Thu, May 22, 2014 Fri, May 23, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 05/15/2044 $0.85 - $1.10 billion
Tue, May 27, 2014 Wed, May 28, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 08/15/2021 - 05/15/2024 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Wed, May 28, 2014 Thu, May 29, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 05/15/2044 $0.85 - $1.10 billion
Thu, May 29, 2014 Fri, May 30, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 03/31/2019 – 02/29/2020 $2.50 - $3.25 billion
Fri, May 30, 2014 Mon, Jun 2, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 05/15/2044 $0.85 - $1.10 billion

The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 3 p.m. on May 30, 2014. 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.