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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK Fiscal Agent of the United States r Circular No. 5 3 6 7 L A ugu st 7,1963 ] O FFE R IN G OF TW O SERIES OF T R E A S U R Y BILLS $1,300,000,000 o f 91-Day Bills, Additional Amount, Series Dated M ay 16,1963, Due November 14,1963 (To Be Issued August 15, 1963) $800,000,000 o f 182-Day Bills, Dated August 15, 1963, Due February 13, 1964 To A ll Incorporated Banks and Trust Companies, and Others Concerned, in the Second Federal Reserve D istrict: Following is the text of a notice issued by the Treasury Department, released for publication today at 4 p.m., Eastern Daylight Saving time: The Treasury Department, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate amount of $2,100,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in ex change for Treasury bills maturing August 15, 1963, in the amount of $2,101,543,000, as follows: 91-day bills (to maturity date) to be issued August 15, 1963, in the amount of $1,300,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional amount of bills dated May 16, 1963, and to mature November 14, 1963, origi nally issued in the amount of $800,667,000, the addi tional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-day bills, for $800,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated August 15, 1963, and to mature February 13, 1964. The bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under competitive and noncompetitive bidding as hereinafter provided, and at maturity their face amount will be payable without interest. They will be issued in bearer form only, and in denominations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (maturity value). Tenders will be received at Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., Eastern Day light Saving time, Monday, August 12, 1963. Tenders will not be received at the Treasury Department, Washington. Each tender must be for an even multiple of $1,000, and in the case of competitive tenders the price offered must be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions may not be used. It is urged that tenders be made on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by Federal Reserve Banks or Branches on application therefor. Banking institutions generally may submit tenders for ac count of customers, provided the names of the customers are set forth in such tenders. Others than banking institutions will not be permitted to submit tenders except for their own account. Tenders will be received without deposit from incor porated banks and trust companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investment securities. Tenders from others must be accompanied by payment of 2 percent of the face amount of Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of payment by an incorporated bank or trust company. Immediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened at the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which public announcement will be made by the Treasury Depart ment of the amount and price range of accepted bids. Those submitting tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejec tion thereof. The Secretary of the Treasury expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders, in whole or in part, and his action in any such respect shall be final. Subject to these reservations, noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less for the additional bills dated May 16, 1963 (91 days re maining until maturity date on November 14, 1963) and noncom petitive tenders for $100,000 or less for the 182-day bills with out stated price from any one bidder will be accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competi tive bids for the respective issues. Settlement for accepted tenders in accordance with the bids must be made or completed at the_ Federal Reserve Bank on August 15, 1963, in cash or other immediately available funds or in a like face amount of Treasury bills maturing August 15, 1963. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatment. Cash adjustments will be made for differences between the par value of maturing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills. The income derived from Treasury bills, whether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of the bills, does not have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of Treasury bills does not have any special treat ment, as such, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. The bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, whether Federal or State, but are exempt from all taxa tion now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State, or any of the possessions of the United States, or by any local taxing authority. For purposes of taxa tion the amount of discount at which Treasury bills are originally sold by the United States is considered to be interest. Under Sections 454(b) and 1221(5) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 the amount of discount at which bills issued hereunder are sold is not considered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeemed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of Treasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include in his income tax return only the difference between the price paid for such bills, whether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the amount actually received either upon sale or redemption at maturity during the taxable year for which the return is made, as ordinary gain or loss. Treasury Department Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice prescribe the terms of the Treasury bills and govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular may be obtained from any Federal Reserve Bank or Branch. This Bank will receive tenders for both series up to 1 :30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Saving time, Monday, August 12, 1963, at the Securities Department of its Head Office and at its Buffalo Branch. Tender forms for the respective series are enclosed. Please use the appropriate forms to submit tenders and return them in an envelope marked “ Tender for Treasury Bills.” Tenders may be submitted by telegraph, subject to written confirmation; they may not be submitted by telephone. Payment for the Treasury, bills cannot be made by credit through the Treasury Tax and Loan Account. Settlement must be made in cash or other immediately available funds or in maturing Treasury bills. Results of the last offering of Treasury bills (91-day bills to be issued August 8, 1963, representing an addi tional amount of bills dated May 9, 1963, and maturing November 7, 1963; and 182-day bills dated August 8, 1963, maturing February 6, 1964) are shown on the reverse side of this circular. A lfred H ayes, President. ( over) RESULTS OF LAST OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS (TW O SERIES TO BE ISSUED AUGUST 8, 1963) Range of Accepted Competitive Bids 91 -D ay Treasury Bills Maturing N ovem ber 7,1963 182-Day Treasury Bills Maturing February 6,1964 Price Approx. equiv. annual rate Price Approx. equiv. annual rate H igh ............................ ............. 99.183 3.232% 98.292 3.378% L ow ............................ ............. 99.173 3.272% 98.284 3.394% ....................... ............. 99.178 3.253% 1 98.287 3.389% 1 A verage 1 On a coupon issue of the same length and for the same amount invested, the return on these bills would provide yields of 3.33 percent for the 91-day bills, and 3.50 percent for the 182-day bills. Interest rates on bills are quoted in terms of bank discount, with the return related to the face amount of the bills payable at maturity rather than the amount invested, and their length in actual number of days related to a 360-day year. In contrast, yields on certificates, notes, and bonds are computed in terms of interest on the amount invested, and relate the number of days remaining in an interest payment period to the actual number o f days in the period, with semiannual compounding if more than one coupon period is involved. (41 percent of the am ount o f 91-day bills bid for at the low price was accepted.) (16 percent o f the amount o f 182-day bills bid for at the low price was accepted.) Total Tenders Applied for and Accepted (By Federal Reserve Districts) 91 -Day Treasury Bills Maturing N ovem ber 7,1963 Applied for District B o s t o n .......................... ........... $ 42,651,000 182-Day Treasury Bills Maturing February 6,1964 Applied for Accepted $ 19,701,000 $ 10,642,000 Accepted $ 2,988,000 ................. ........... 1,401,603,000 888,103,000 1,321,557,000 689,123,000 P h ila d e lp h ia ............... ........... 29,161,000 14,161,000 8,407,000 3,021,000 ..................... ........... 24,599,000 24,599,000 7,433,000 6,196,000 R ichm on d ..................... .......... 13,342,000 11,342,000 1,727,000 1,727,000 ......................... .......... 26,658,000 25,868,000 5,927,000 5,327,000 C h i c a g o .................................... 200,311,000 106,131,000 124,496,000 35,560,000 ..................... ........ 34,815,000 28,225,000 8,258,000 5,678,000 M inneapolis ................. .......... 21,355,000 20,460,000 5,904,000 3,404,000 Kansas C ity ................. ........ 36,093,000 35,475,000 11,487,000 10,635,000 ............................ ........ 28,856,000 23,266,000 10,891,000 8,051,000 119,740,000 103,300,000 61,257,000 28,810,000 N ew Y o rk Cleveland A tlan ta St. L ou is D allas San F rancisco ............. T otal ............. ........ $1,979,184,000 $1,300,631,000 a a Includes $246,810,000 noncompetitive tenders accepted at the average price of 99.178. b Includes $60,122,000 noncompetitive tenders accepted at the average price of 98.287. $1,577,986,000 $800,520,000 b