The full text on this page is automatically extracted from the file linked above and may contain errors and inconsistencies.
F ederal Reserve Bank o f D allas F I S C A L A G E N T O F T H E U’N I T E D S T A T E S DALLAS, TEXAS 7 5 2 2 2 Circular No. 74-143 M ay 28, 1974 N E W O F F E R IN G — TREASURY BILLS To A ll B a n k in g Institutions a n d O thers C oncerned in th e E leventh F ed era l Reserve District: Y o u r a tte n tio n is in v ite d to th e fo llo w in g s ta te m e n t g iv in g d e ta ils o f tw o issues o f T rea su ry bills: T h e Treasury Departm ent, b y this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate amount o f $4,500,000,000, or thereabouts, to be issued June 6, 1974, as follows: 91-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) in the am ount o f $2,600,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated March 7, 1974, and to mature Septem ber 5, 1974 (C U S IP No. 912793 U N 4 ) , originally issued in the am ount of $1,804,950,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-D A Y B IL L S for $1,900,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated June 6, 1974, and to m ature D ecem ber 5, 1974 (C U S IP No. 912793 V B 9 ). T h e bills w ill be issued for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills m aturing June 6, 1974, outstanding in the am ount of $4,301,440,000, of which Governm ent accounts and Federal R eserve Banks, for them selves and as agents of foreign and inter national m onetary authorities, presently hold $2,423,245,000. T h ese accounts m ay exchange bills they hold for the bills now being offered at the average prices of accepted tenders. T h e bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter provided, and at maturity their face am ount will be payable without interest. T h e y w ill 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 aturity va lu e). T enders will be received at Federal R eserve Banks and Branches up to th e closing hour, one-thirty p.m., Eastern D a ylig h t Saving T im e, M onday, June 3, 1974. Tenders will not be received at the Treasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each tender must be for a minim um of $10,000. Tenders over $10,000 must be in m ultiples o f $5,000. In the case of com petitive tenders the price offered must be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decim als, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged that tenders be made on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which w ill be supplied by Federal R eserve Banks or Branches on application therefor. Banking institutions and dealers who m ake primary markets in G overnm ent securities and report daily to th e Federal R eserve Bank of N ew York their positions with respect to Governm ent securities and borrowings thereon m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are set forth in such tenders. Others w ill not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own accounts. Tenders w ill be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and trust com panies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investm ent securities. Tenders 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 accom panied by an express guar anty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or trust company. Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders w ill be opened at the Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, following which public announcem ent will be made by the Treasury Departm ent of the amount and price range of accepted bids. Only those subm itting com petitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T h e 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, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less w ithout stated price from any one bidder w ill be accepted in full at the average price (in three decim als) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. Settlem ent for accepted tenders in accordance w ith the bids must be m ade or com pleted at the Federal R eserve Bank on June 6, 1974, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills maturing June 6, 1974. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatm en t Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences betw een the par value of maturing 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 o f 1954 the am ount of discount at which bills issued hereunder are sold is considered to accrue when th e 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 hereunder m ust include in his incom e tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference betw een the price paid for the bills, whether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption at maturity during the taxable year for which the return is made. Treasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s o f th e Treasury bills and govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any Federal R eserve Bank or Branch. In acco rd an ce w it h th e a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t, ten d ers w ill be re c e iv ed a t this b a n k a n d its bran ch es a t El Paso, Houston a n d San A n to n io up to t w e lv e - th ir t y p .m ., C e n tral D a y lig h t S aving T im e, M o n d a y , Ju n e 3 , 1 9 7 4 . Tenders not be e n te re d b y te le p h o n e . Yours v e ry tru ly, P. E. C o ld w e ll P resident LAST PREVIO US O FF E R IN G O F TREASURY BILLS Am ount, R ange and Approxim ate Y ield o f A ccepted Tenders 13-W eek B ills 26-W eek B ills D u e August 29, 1974 D u e Novem ber 29, 1974 $3,718,555,000 .Total A pplied For_________________________________ $3,471,075,000 $2,600,185,000----------------------------------------------------.T otal A ccep ted___________________________________$1,900,125,000 P rice Y ield Price Y ield 98.041 7.750% ----------------------------------------- .H igh _______________________ 95.888____________ 8.089% 97.957 8.082% ------------------------------------------ Low________________________ 95.804_________ 1.254% 97.982 7.983% ( 1 ) --------------------------------- Average______________________ 95.829____________ 8.205% ( 1 ) ( 1 ) T h e s e r a t e s a r e o n a b a n k d is c o u n t b asis. T h e e q u i v a le n t c o u p o n issue y ie ld s a r e 8 . 2 6 % f o r t h e 1 3 -w eek b ills a n d 8 . 6 8 % fo r th e 2 6 -w e e k 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 Dated June 6, 1974 Maturing December 5,1974 To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222 or — The_________________________ Branch El Paso 79999 Houston 77001 San Antonio 78295 (D ate) Pursuant to the provisions of Treasury Department Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of the public announcement issued by the Treasury Department, the undersigned offers to purchase Treasury bills in the amount shown below, and agrees to pay for the amount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and a t the rate indicated. NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $____________________________________ -NOT TO EXCEED $200,000 Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids. ($ 1$ COMPETITIVE TENDERS ($ J$ f$ (ft) (a) (a) fa) @ « •$ $ •$ $ ..........- ........................................... Prices should be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimal places, e.g., 99.925. F ra c tio n s m ust not be used. TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE CLOSING HOUR ARE ACCEPTABLE. Denominations Desired N um ber of pieces Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account METHOD OF PAYMENT M atu rity Value @ $ 10,000 $ @ $ 15,000 $ @ $ 50,000 $ □ □ @ $ 100,000 $ @ $ 500,000 $ By m aturing bills held by____________________________ . Paym ent to be made by_____________ □ Charge our reserve account on paym ent date Q D raft enclosed (E ffectu al delivery o f enclosed d r a f t @ $1,000,000 $ shall be on la te st day which will p e rm it p re s e n tm e n t in order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on p a y m e n t date) Delivery Instructions: □ Hold in Custody— General Account (S ub sc rib e r’s full n a m e o r c o rp o ra te title) □ Hold in Custody— Investm ent Ac count (A ddress) □ □ Hold in Custody — T rust Account Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and Loan Account □ Other__________________________ By_ (A uthorized official s ig n a tu re an d title) ( F o r the a ccou nt of, if te n d e r is fo r a n o th e r subscriber) (A ddress) IMPORTANT 1. No tender for less than $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 must be for an amount in multiples of $5,000 (m aturity value). 2. Tenders should be forwarded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or appropriate branch as Fiscal Agent of the United States, with notation on the envelope reading “TENDER FOR TREASURY OFFERING”. Since envelopes received with this legend will not be opened until after the closing time specified in the public announcement, communi cations relating to other m atters should not be enclosed. Envelopes for submitting tenders may be obtained from this bank or appropriate branch. 3. Any qualified or conditional tender will be rejected. 4. If a corporation makes the tender, the form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to make the tender and the signing of the form by an officer of the corporation will be construed as a representation by him that he has been so authorized. If the tender is made by a partnership it should be signed by a member of the firm, who should sign in the form “___________________ , a copartnership, by------------------------------------------------------------------------, a member of the firm.” 5. Tenders from those other than incorporated banks and tru st companies or responsible and recognized dealers in invest ment securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of the total amount (m aturity value) of the Treasury bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of full payment by an incorporated bank or tru st company. 6. If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury is material, the tender may be disregarded. (See reverse for announcement)