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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 U N IT E D S T A T E S DALLAS, TEX AS 7 5 2 2 2 Circular No. 70-4 January 7, 1970 NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS o All Banking Institutions and Others Concerned in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District: Your attention is invited to the following statement giving details of two issues of Treasury bills: T he T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of T reasury bills to the aggregate am ount of $3,000,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing January 15, 1970, in the am ount of $2,905,533,000, as follows: 91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued January 15, 1970, in the am ount of $1,800,000,000, or there abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated October 16, 1969, and to m ature A pril 16, 1970, originally issued in the am ount of $1,203,109,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-DAY B IL L S for $1,200,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated January 15, 1970, and to m ature Ju ly 16, 1970. 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 a t m aturity their face am ount will be payable without interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in denom inations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $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, Monday, January 12, 1970. T enders will not be received a t the Treasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each tender m ust be for an even m ultiple of $1,000, and 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 may 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 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. 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. Tenders from others m ust be accompanied 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 Federal 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. Those subm itting 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. Subject 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 th e average price (in three decimals) 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 F ederal Reserve B ank on Jan uary 15, 1970, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing January 15, 1970. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be made for differences between the p ar value of m atu r ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of new bills. T he income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of th e bills, does not have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of T reasury bills does not have any special treatm ent, as such, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether Federal or State, b u t are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State, or any of the possessions of the U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. F or purposes of taxation the am ount of discount a t which T reasury bills are originally sold by the U nited States is considered to be interest. U nder Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 (5 ) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold is not con sidered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeem ed 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, 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, as ordinary gain or loss. Treasury 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 m ay be obtained from any F ederal Reserve B ank or Branch. In accordance with the above announcement, tenders will be received at this bank and its branches at El Paso, Houston and San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday, January 12, 1970. Tenders may hot be entered by telephone. Yours very truly, P. E. Coldwell President LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS Amount, R ange and Approxim ate Yield of Accepted Tenders 91-Day Bills 182-Day Bills D ue April 9, 1970 Due Ju ly 9, 1970 $2,716,146,000____________________ —_____ .T otal A pplied F o r_______________________________ $2,507,337,000 $1,800,150,000________________________________ T otal A ccepted________________________________ $1,200,892,000 P rice Y ield Price Yield 98.012___ -________ 7.865% _________________________ H igh____________________ ,95.966a!____________7.979% 97.982____________ 7.983% ________________ Low____________95.956_____________ 7.999% 97.988 ____________ 7.960% (1 ) _ _ _ _ _ _________________ Average___________________ 95.960 7.991% (1 ) ( 1 ) These rates are on a b an k discount basis. T h e equivalent coupon issue yields are 8 .2 4 % fo r th e 91-day bills, and 8 .4 4 % for th e 182-day bills. (S ee reverse side 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 15,1 9 70 Maturing July 16,1970 T o : Federal Reserve Bank, Station K , Dallas, Texas 75222 or— The_------------ -------------------------------------------- Branch El Paso 79999 Houston 77001 San Antonio 78206 __________________________ (Date) 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 at the rate indicated. NON CO M PETITIVE T E N D E R $_________________________________________ N O T TO E X C E E D $200,000 Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids. Prices should be ex pressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimal places, e. g., 99.925. Fractions must not be used. CO M PETITIVE T EN D ER S fiSF TENDERS MAY NOT BE ENTERED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE. Denominations Desired Number of Pieces Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account. METHOD OF PAYMENT Maturity Value @$ 1,000 @ $ 5,000 % @ $ 10,000 @ $ 50,000 @ i 100,000 @ @ $ $ □ □ ,000,000 $ Charge our reserve account on payment date □ 500,000 $ Payment to be made by________________ □ $ $ $ By maturing bills held by_____ _____________________________ D raft enclosed (Effectual delivery of enclosed draft shall be on latest day which will permit presentment in order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on payment date) Delivery Instructions: v ---------------------- (Subscriber s full name or corporate title) , . ..-------------------------------- , □ Hold in Custody Account— Member banks for own account only ____________________________________________ _ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and Loan AcCOUnt By___________________________________________ □ □ (Address) (Authorized official signature and title) Ship to. (For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber) (Address) IMPORTANT 1. No tender for less than $1,000 will be considered and each tender must be for an amount in multiples of $1,000 (maturity 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 matters 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 trust 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 (maturity 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 trust 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)