The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
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Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $112 billion. This represents $80 billion in purchases of the announced $600 billion purchase program and $32 billion in purchases associated with principal payments from agency debt and agency MBS expected to be received between mid-January and mid-February.
The next release of the approximate purchase amount and tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on February 10, 2011. At that time, the Desk will also publish information on prices paid for securities included in the operations listed above.
______________________________ 1Operations are tentatively scheduled to begin around 10:15 AM and close at 11:00 AM unless noted otherwise. 2Nominal coupon operations are specified as “Outright Treasury Coupon Purchase” and TIPS operations are specified as “Outright TIPS Purchase”.