Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $45 billion and sell approximately $52 billion in Treasury securities over the month of December. The sale amount of $52 billion includes approximately $8 billion from a rescheduled sale operation in November.

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

December 2, 2011

December 5, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 11/15/2041

$2.25 - $2.75 billion

December 5, 2011

December 6, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2022 – 02/15/2031

$1.50- $2.00 billion

December 5, 20112

December 6, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

12/31/2017 – 11/15/2019

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

December 6, 2011

December 7, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 11/15/2041

$2.25- $2.75 billion

December 8, 2011

December 9, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2020 – 11/15/2021

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

December 9, 2011

December 12, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 11/15/2041

$2.25 - $2.75 billion

December 12, 2011

December 13, 2011

Outright TIPS Purchases

01/15/2018 – 02/15/2041

$1.00 - $1.50 billion

December 15, 2011

December 16, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

12/31/2017 – 11/15/2019

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

December 16, 2011

December 19, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 11/15/2041

$2.25 - $2.75 billion

December 16, 20112

December 19, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2020 – 11/15/2021

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

December 19, 2011

December 20, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

12/31/2017 – 11/15/2019

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

December 20, 2011

December 21, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 11/15/2041

$2.25 - $2.75 billion

December 22, 2011

December 23, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2020 – 11/15/2021

$4.25 - $5.00 billion



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

December 2, 20112, 3

December 5, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

04/15/2013 – 10/31/2013

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

December 7, 2011

December 8, 2011

Outright TIPS Sales

04/15/2012 – 04/15/2014

$1.00 - $1.50 billion

December 8, 20112

December 9, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

03/15/2012 – 09/30/2012

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

December 14, 2011

December 15, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

10/15/2012 – 05/31/2013

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

December 21, 2011

December 22, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

11/30/2013 – 03/31/2014

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

December 21, 20112

December 22, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

06/15/2013 – 11/15/2013

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

December 28, 2011

December 29, 2011

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

04/15/2014 – 11/30/2014

$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 December 30, 2011. 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.

3This operation is the rescheduled November 30, 2011 outright sales operation.