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F ederal Reserve Bank of Dallas F IS C A L A G E N T O F T H E UNITED S T A T E S DALLAS, TEXAS 7 5 2 2 2 C ircular No. 71-50 F ebruary 23, 1971 NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS To All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District: Your attention is invited to the follo w in g statem ent giving details of tw o issues of Treasury bills: T h e T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of T reasury bills to the aggregate am ount of $3,300,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills m aturing M arch 4, 1971, in the am ount of $3,303,790,000, as follows: 91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued M arch 4, 1971, in the am ount of $1,900,000,000, or there abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Decem ber 3, 1970, and to m ature Ju n e 3, 1971 (C U S IP No. 912793 K L 9 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,398,610,000 (an additional am ount of approxim ately $200,000,000 will be issued on F ebruary 26), the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-DAY B IL L S for $1,400,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated M arch 4, 1971, and to m ature Septem ber 2, 1971 (C U S IP No. 912793 L G 9 ). T he bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter provided, and a t m aturity their face am ount will be payable w ithout interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in denom inations of $10,000, $15,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m atu rity value). T enders will be received a t Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern Standard Tim e, M onday, M arch 1, 1971. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, Washington. Each tender m ust be for a m inim um of $10,000. T enders over $10,000 m ust be in m ultiples of $5,000. In the case of com petitive tenders the price offered m ust be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more th an three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged th a t 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 subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are set forth in such tenders. Others than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account. T enders will be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and trust companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investm ent securities. T enders from others m ust be accom panied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or tru st company. Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the F ederal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. Only those subm itting com petitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T he Secretary of the T reasury 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. Sub ject to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less w ithout stated price from any one bidder will be accepted in full a t the average price (in three decim als) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. S ettlem ent for accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be made or com pleted at the Federal R eserve Bank on M arch 4, 1971, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills m aturing M arch 4, 1971. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be made for differences between the par value of m atur ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills. U nder Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 (5 ) of the Internal R evenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold is considered to accrue when the bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and the bills are excluded from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of Treasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued here under m ust include in his income tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference between the price paid for th e bills, w hether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption a t m aturity during the taxable year for which the return is made. T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the T reasury bills and govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular may be obtained from any Federal Reserve B ank or Branch. In a ccordance with the a b o v e an n o u n c em en t, tenders will be received at this bank an d its branches at El Paso, Houston a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, M on d ay, March 1, 1971. Tenders m a y not b e entered by te le p h o n e . Yours very truly, P. E. Coldwell President LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS Amount, Range and Approxim ate Y ield of Accepted Tenders 91-Day Bills 182-Day Bills Due M ay 27, 1971 Due August 26, 1971 $3,181,320,000 T otal Applied F o r_______________________________ $2,694,965,000 $1,900,175,000________________________________ T otal Accepted_________________________ ...$1,400,175,000 Price Yield Price Yield 99.129 ....3,446% __________________________ H igh _______________ 98.203 3.555% 99.111 ._ 3.517%____ Low______________________ 98.178____________3.604% 99.116 ... .. . 3.497% ( 1 ) _____ “9____________Average______________ 98.185. J | r_______ 3.590% (1 ) (1 ) These rates are on a bank discount basis. The equivalent coupon issue yields are 3.58% for the 91-day bills and 3.71% for the 182-day bills. (See reverse for tender form ) This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org) TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS 182 DAYS TO MATURITY Maturing September 2, 1971 Dated March 4,1971 To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222 or — The_____________________ Branch El Paso 79999 Houston 77001 San Antonio 78206 (D ate) P u rsu an t to the provisions of T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of th e public announcement issued by the T reasury D epartm ent, the undersigned offers to purchase T reasu ry bills in the am ou nt shown below, and agrees to pay fo r the am ount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and a t the ra te indicated. NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_________________________________ JNOT TO EXCEED $200,000 Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, w ithout stated price, will be accepted in full a t the av erag e price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids. ____________________ COMPETITIVE TENDERS \$ ------------------------------ )$ ------------------------------ Prices should be ex pressed on the basis of 100, w ith not m ore th a n th r e e d ecim al p la c e s , e. g., 99.925. F ractio n s m ust not be used. 2 ^ TEND ERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TE L EPH O N E . TEND ERS BY W IRE, IF RECEIV ED BEFO RE T H E CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE. Denominations Desired N um ber of pieces Paym ent for th is issue of bills cannot be m ade by credit to T reasury T ax and Loan Account. METHOD OF PAYM ENT M a tu rity V alue @ $ 10,000 $@ $ 15,000 $@ $ 50,000 $.<> $ 100,000 * § @ $ 500,000 $@ $1,000,000 Delivery Instructions: □ Hold in Custody Account— Member banks for own account only □ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and Loan Account □ Ship to------------------------------------- □ By maturing bills held by-----------------------------------------Payment to be made by-------------------- - □ □ | I Charge our reserve account on payment date Draft enclosed (E ffectual delivery o f enclosed d r a f t shall be on la te st day w hich will p e rm it p re s e n tm e n t in o rd e r to o b ta in irrevocably collected fu n d s on p a y m e n t date) (S ub scriber’s fu ll n a m e o r c o rp o ra te title ) (A ddress) By- (A u thorized official s ig n a tu re an d title) (F o r th e acco u n t of, if te n d e r is fo r a n o th e r sub scrib er) (A ddress) IM PORTANT 1. No tender fo r less th an $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 m ust be for an am ount in m ultiples of $5,000 (m atu rity value). 2. Tenders should be forw arded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or appropriate branch as Fiscal A gent of th e U nited States, w ith notation on the envelope reading “TEN D ER FOR TREASURY O FF E R IN G ”. Since envelopes received w ith this legend will not be opened until a fte r th e closing tim e specified in the public announcement, com m uni cations relatin g to other m atters should not be enclosed. Envelopes for subm itting tenders m ay be obtained from th is bank or app ropriate branch. 3. A ny qualified or conditional tender will be rejected. 4. If a corporation m akes the tender, th e form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to m ake th e tender and the signing of the form by an officer of the corporation will be construed as a representation by him th a t h e has been so authorized. If the tender is made by a p artn e rsh ip it should be signed by a m em ber of the firm, w ho should sign in the form “___________________________ , a copartnership, by----------------------------------------------------------- — a m em ber of th e firm.” 5. Tenders from those other th an incorporated banks and tr u s t companies or responsible and recognized dealers in in v e s t m ent securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of th e to tal am ount (m atu rity v a lu e ) of the T reasu ry bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express g u ara n ty of full paym ent b y a n incorporated bank or tr u s t company. 6. If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the T re asu ry is m aterial, the tender m ay be disregarded. (See reverse for announcement)