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F ederal R eserve Bank o f D allas 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. 74-260 September 24, 1974 NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS To 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: The Department of the Treasury, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate amount of $4,500,000,000, or thereabouts, to be issued October 3, 1974, as follows: 91-DAY BILLS (to maturity date) in the amount of $2,600,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional amount of bills dated July 5, 1974, and to mature January 2, 1975 (CUSIP No. 912793 VP8), originally issued in the amount of $1,904,700,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-DAY BILLS for $1,900,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated October 3, 1974, and to mature April 3, 1975 (CUSIP No. 912793 WC6). The bills will be issued for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing October 3, 1974, outstanding in the amount of $4,512,280,000, of which Government accounts and Federal Reserve Banks, for themselves and as agents of foreign and inter national monetary authorities, presently hold $2,494,145,000. These accounts may exchange bills they hold for the bills now being offered at the average prices of accepted tenders. The bills will be issued on a discount basis under competitive and noncompetitive bidding, and at maturity their face amount will be payable without interest. They will be issued in bearer form in denominations of $10,000, $15,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (maturity value), and in book-entry form to designated bidders. Tenders will be received at Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to one-thirty p.m., Eastern Daylight Saving time, Monday, September 30, 1974 .Tenders will not be received at the Department of the Treasury, Washington. Each tender must be for a minimum of $10,000. Tenders over $10,000 must be in multiples of $5,000. In the case of competitive tenders the price offered must be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions may not be used. Banking institutions and dealers who make primary markets in Government securities and report daily to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York their positions with respect to Government securities and borrowings thereon may submit tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are set forth in such tenders. Others will not be permitted to submit tenders except for their own account. Tenders will be received without deposit from incorporated banks and trust companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investment securities. Tenders from others must be accompanied by payment of 2 percent of the face amount of bills applied for, unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of payment by an incorporated bank or trust company. Public announcement will be made by the Department of the Treasury of the amount and price range of accepted bids. Those submitting competitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. The 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, noncompetitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less without stated price from any one bidder will be accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids for the respective issues. Settlement for accepted tenders in accordance with the bids must be made or completed at the Federal Reserve Bank or Branch on October 3, 1974, in cash or other immediately available funds or in a like face amount of Treasury bills matur ing October 3, 1974. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatment. Cash adjustments will be made for differences between 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 Revenue Code of 1954 the amount of discount at which bills issued hereunder are sold is considered to accrue when the bills are sold, redeemed or otherwise disposed of, and the bills are excluded from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of bills (other than life insurance companies) issued hereunder must include in his Federal income tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference between the price paid for the bills, whether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the amount actually received either upon sale or redemption at maturity during the taxable year for which the return is made. Department of the Treasury 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 may be obtained from any Federal Reserve Bank 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 Daylight Saving Time, Monday, September 30, 1974. Tenders I may not be entered by telephone. Yours very truly, P. E. Coldwell President LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS Amount, Range and Approximate Yield of Accepted Tenders 13-Week Bills 26-Week Bills Due December 26 ,1974 Due March 27, 1975 $4,037,735,000 .Total Applied For___________________________ $3,239,070,000 $2,500,245,000____________________________ Total Accepted_____________________________ $1,800,255,000 Price Yield Price Yield 98.248__________ 6.931 %_______________________ High____________________96.036__________ 7.841 % 98.205__________ 7.101%_______________________ Low____________________ 95.983__________ 7.946% 98.230__________ 7.002% (1 )_________________ -Average__________________ 95.992__________7.928% (1) ( 1 ) T h ese rates are on a b ank d iscou nt basis. T h e eq u iv a le n t cou p on issue y ie ld s are 7 .2 3 % for th e 13-w eek b ills, and 8 .3 7 % for th e 2 6 -w e e k 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 ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS 91 DAYS TO MATURITY Maturing Jaunary 2,1975 Dated July 5,1974 T o: F ed eral R ese r v e B ank, S ta tio n K, D allas, T e x a s 75222 or — T h e ______________________________B ranch El Paso 79999 Houston 77001 San Antonio 78295 (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. N O N C O M P E T IT IV E T E N D E R $_______________________________________________N O T TO E X C E E D $ 200,000 Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids. Prices should be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimal places, e.g., 99.925. Fractions must not be used. s ($ u ($ C O M PETITIV E T E N D E R S )$ (a) ¥ fffi ¥ (a> ¥ f¥ @ ¥ BSP TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE CLOSING HOUR ARE ACCEPTABLE. Denominations Desired Nunaber of pieces Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account METHOD OF PAYMENT □ B y m a tu r in g bills held b y--------------------------------------------------- Maturity Value (5) ¥ 10,000 ¥ (® ¥ 15,000 ¥ < ¥ 5> 50,000 ¥ (a) ¥ 100,000 ¥ (5) $ 500,000 ¥ □ P a y m e n t to be m ade b y _______________ □ C harge our r ese r v e a ccou n t on p a y m e n t d ate [ [ D r a ft enclosed (Effectual delivery of enclosed draft (® ¥1:,000,000 ¥ shall be on latest day which will permit presentment in order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on pay ment date) D e liv e r y I n s tr u c tio n s : □ Hold in C ustody — G eneral A ccou n t (Subscriber’s full name or corporate title) □ H old in C u stod y — I n v e stm e n t A c count (Address) □ H old in C ustody — T r u st A ccou n t □ P led g e to secu re T rea su ry T a x and L oan A ccou n t □ O ther_______________________________ B y- (Authorized official signature and title) (For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber) (Address) 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 (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)