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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, TEX AS 7 5 2 2 2 Circular No. 71-55 M arch 2, 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 fo llow 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 T reasury bills m aturing M arch 11, 1971, in the am ount of $3,306,070,000, as follows: 91-DAY BILLS (to m aturity date) to be issued M arch 11, 1971, in the am ount of $1,900,000,000, or there abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated D ecem ber 10, 1970, and to m ature Ju n e 10, 1971 (C U S IP No. 912793 K M 7 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,400,625,000, (an additional $200,745,000 was issued February 26, 1971) 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 11, 1971, and to m ature Septem ber 9, 1971 (C U S IP No. 912793 L H 7 ). 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 S tandard Tim e, M onday, M arch 8, 1971. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. 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 a n three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged th a t tenders be m ade on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by F ederal Reserve Banks or Branches on application therefor. Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are set forth in such tenders. O thers 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 tru st companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investm ent securities. T enders from others m ust be accompanied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of T reasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied 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 Federal R eserve 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 a t the Federal Reserve B ank on M arch 11, 1971, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing M arch 11, 1971. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be made for differences between the p ar 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 th e 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 th an 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 the 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 retu rn 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 th eir issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any Federal Reserve B ank or Branch. In accord ance with the a b o v e a n n o u n c em en t, tenders will b e received at this bank an d its branches at El Paso, Houston an d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, M on d ay, March 8, 1971. Tenders m ay not b e entered b y te le p h o n e . Yours very truly, P. E. Coldwell ________________ President LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS Amount, R ange and Approxim ate Y ield of A ccepted T enders 91-Day Bills 182-Day Bills D ue Ju n e 3, 1971 Due Septem ber 2, 1971 $2,909,830,000 T otal Applied F o r_____________ $2,659,020,000 $1,900,505,000________________________________ T otal_Accepted________________________________ $1,400,435,000 Price Yield P rice Y ield 99.166 3.299% __________________________ H igh______ _______________98.265____________ 3.432% 99.146 3.378% __________________________ Low______________________ 98.239________ 3.483% 99.154 3.347% ( 1 ) -------------------------------A verage------------------------------ 98.247____________3.467% (1 ) (1 ) These rates are on a bank discount basis. The equivalent coupon issue yields are 3.43% for the 91-day bills and 3.59% for the 182-day bills. (S ee reverse for ten der 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 Dated March 11,1971 Maturing September 9, 1971 To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222 or — The-------------------------------------- Branch E l Paso 79999 H ouston 77001 San Antonio 78206 (D ate) P u rsu an t to the provisions of T reasu ry D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and th e provisions of th e public announcement issued by the T reasury D epartm ent, the undersigned offers to purchase T reasu ry bills in th e am o u n t shown below, and agrees to pay for th e am ount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and a t the ra te indicated. NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_ -NOT TO EXCEED $200,000 Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full a t th e a v e ra g e price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids. ---------------------------------- Prices should be ex pressed on the basis of 100, w ith not m ore th a n th r e e d ec im a l p la c e s , 6* R 99.925. F ra c tio n s *> --------------------------------m ust_n ot be used. COMPETITIVE TENDERS )$. i 4- $- I ® 3 TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPH O N E. TEND ERS BY W IRE, IF RECEIV ED B EFO R E T H E CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE. ^ Denominations D esired N um ber of pieces P aym ent fo r this issue of bills cannot be m ad e by credit to T reasury Tax 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______________ □ □ 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 ord e r to o b ta in irrevocably collected fu n d s on p a y m e n t date) (S u bscrib er’s fu ll n am e o r co rp o ra te title ) (A ddress) By(A utho rized official s ig n a tu re a n d title ) (F o r th e a cc o u n t of, if te n d e r is fo r a n o th e r subscriber) (A ddress) IM PORTANT 1. No tender fo r less th a n $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 m ust be fo r 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 app ropriate branch as Fiscal A gent of th e United S tates, 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 a tte rs should not be enclosed. Envelopes for subm itting tenders m ay be obtained from th is bank or ap propriate branch. 3. A ny qualified or conditional tender will be rejected. 4. If a corporation m akes th e tender, the form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to m ak e th e tender and th e signing of the form by an officer of the corporation will be construed as a representation by him th a t he has been so authorized. If the tender is m ade 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 a n incorporated banks and tru 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 the total 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 by a n incorporated bank or tr u s t company. 6. If th e language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the T re a su ry i s m aterial, th e tender m ay be disregarded. (See reverse for announcement)