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F e d e r a l R e s e r v e Ba n k o f D a lla s F IS C A L A G E N T O F T H E U N IT E D S T A T E S DALLAS, TEXAS 75222 Circular No. 72-6 January 11, 1972 NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District: Your attention is invited to the following s ta te m e n t giving details of tw o issues of Treasury bills: T h e Treasury Departm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate am ount of $3,900,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing January 20, 1972, in the am ount of $3,901,685,000, as follow s: 91-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued January 20, 1972, in the am ount of $2,300,000,000, or there abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated October 21, 1971, and to mature April 20, 1972 (C U S IP No. 912793 M X 1 ), originally issued in the amount of $1,600,575,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-D A Y B IL L S for $1,600,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated January 20, 1972, and to mature July 20, 1972 (C U S IP No. 912793 N V 4 ). T h e bills of both series w ill be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter provided, and at m aturity their face amount will be payable without interest. T h ey 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 v a lu e ). Tenders w ill be received at Federal R eserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., Eastern Standard T im e, M onday, January 17, 1972. Tenders w ill not be received at the Treasury Departm ent, W ashington. Each tender m ust be for a m inim um of $10,000. Tenders 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 than three decim als, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged that tenders be m ade 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 generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the nam es 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. 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 amount of Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied by an express guaranty 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, follow ing which public announcem ent will be m ade by the Treasury 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 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. Sub ject to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less without 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 with the bids m ust be made or com pleted at the Federal R eserve Bank on January 20, 1972, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face amount of Treasury bills maturing January 20, 1972. Cash and exchange tenders w ill receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents w ill be m ade for differences betw een the par value of maturing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills. Under Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 ( 5 ) of the Internal R evenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount at 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 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 m aturity during the taxable year for which the return is made. Treasury D epartm ent 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 m ay be obtained from any Federal R eserve Bank or Branch. In acco rd an ce with the a b o v e an n o u n c e m e n t, ten d ers will be received a t this b a n k a n d its b ran ch es a t El Paso, H u sto n a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Stan d ard Time, M o n d ay, J a n u a r y 17, 1972. Tenders m ay not ^ entered by telep 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 A ccepted Tenders 91-D ay B ills 182-D ay B ills D u e April 13, 1972 D u e July 13, 1972 $3,356,545,000________________________________ .Total A pplied For_________________________________ $2,862,030,000 $2,300,445,000_____________________________ _ rt______Total_A ccepted___________________________________$ 1,600,025,000 Price Y ield Price Y ield 99.237 3.018% ___________________________ H igh ________________________98.322____________ 3.319% 99.196 3.181% ___________________ Low_______ 98.273_____________3.416% 99.214 3.109% ( 1 ) ----------------------------------Average______________________ 98.294 ____________ 3.375% (1 ) ( 1 ) T h ese rates are on a b ank d iscount basis. T h e eq u iv a le n t coupon issue y ie ld s are 3 .1 9 % for th e 91 -d a y bills and 3 .4 9 % for the 1 8 2 -d a y bills. (S e e 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 January 20, 1972 Maturing July 20, 1972 To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222 or — The________________________ Branch El Paso 7S999 Houston 77001 San Antonio 78295 (D ate) Pursuant to the provisions of Treasury Department Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of th e 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 at the rate indicated. NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $________________________________ JNOT TO EXCEED $200,000 Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids. * ( $ --------------------- @ ----- $ ^ COMPETITIVE TENDERS h . $ ^ « p ^ ------------------------------------------------------------------------(fa I9- Prices should be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than th re e decim al p laces e. g., 99.925. Fractions must not be used. 53^* TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE T H F CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE. Denominations Desired N u m b er of pieces Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account. METHOD OF PAYMENT M aturity Value $ @$ 10,000 @ $ 15,000 $_ @$ 50,000 $. @ $ 1 0 0 ,0 0 0 □ By maturing bills held by_________________________ __ Payment to be made by--------------------- $_ $ 500,000 @ □ □ Charge our reserve account on payment date | I Draft enclosed (E ffectu al d elivery o f enclosed d r a f t $_ $ 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------------------------------------- Bhall be on la te st day w hich w ill p erm it p resen tm en t i n order to ob tain irrevocab ly collected fu n d s on p a y m e n t date) (Subscriber's full nam e or corporate title) (Address) By (Authorized official signatu re and title) (For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber) (Address) IMPORTANT 3. No tender for less than $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 must be for an amount in multiples Qf $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 th is 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, w h0 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 js material, the tender may be disregarded. (See reverse for announcement)