Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $27 billion. This is the amount of principal payments from agency debt and agency MBS expected to be received between mid-September and mid-October.
The next release of the approximate purchase amount and tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on October 13, 2010.
______________________________ 1Operations are tentatively scheduled to begin around 10:15 AM and close at 11:00 AM. 2Nominal coupon operations are specified as “Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase” and TIPS operations are specified as “Outright TIPS Purchase”