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F e d e r a l R e s er v e Ba n k o f D a lla s FISCA L AGENT O F THE UNITED STATES DALLAS. TEXAS 75222 Circular 73-79 April 10, 1973 NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS To All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned in th e Eleventh Federal Reserve District: Your atten tion is invited to the following s ta te m e n t giving de ta ils of two issues of Treasury bills: T h e Treasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate am ount o f $4,200,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing April 19, 1973, in th e am ount of $4,201,450,000, as follows: 91-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued April 19, 1973, in the amount of $2,400,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated January 18, 1973, and to m ature July 19, 1973 (C U S IP No. 912793 R L 2 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,902,100,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-D A Y B IL L S for $1,800,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated April 19, 1973, and to mature October 18, 1973 (C U S IP N o. 912793 R Z 1 ). 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 m aturity their face am ount w ill be payable w ithout interest. T h ey 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 aturity v a lu e ). T enders w ill be received at Federal R eserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., Eastern Standard tim e, M onday, April 16, 1973. Tenders w ill not be received at the Treasury Departm ent, W ashington. Each tender must 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, w ith 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. B anking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of custom ers provided the nam es of the custom ers are set forth in such tenders. Other than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account. T enders 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 th e 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 w ill be m ade by the Treasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. O nly those subm itting com petitive tenders w ill be advised of the acceptance o f 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. 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 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 m ust be m ade or com pleted at the Federal R eserve Bank on April 19, 1973, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a lik e face am ount of Treasury bills maturing April 19, 1973. Cash and exchange tenders will 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 o f the new bills. U nder 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 o f Treasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued here under m ust include in his income 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 a t 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 term s o f the Treasury bills and govern the conditions of their issue. Copies o f th e circular m ay be obtained from any Federal R eserve Bank or Branch. In a c cord ance with th e a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t, ten ders will be received a t this b a n k a n d its b ra n c h e s a t El Paso Houston a n d San Antonio up to tw elve-thirty p.m., Central S ta n d a rd Time, M on day , April 16, 1973. Tenders m a y not be e n te re d by telep h o n e . Yours very truly, P. E. Coldwell President LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS Am ount, R ange and Approxim ate Y ield of A ccepted Tenders 3-M onth B ills 6-M onth B ills D u e July 12, 1973 D u e October 11, 1973 $4,098,750,000 T otal A pplied F o r _________________________________ $3,430,835,000 $2,400,100,000___________________________________T otal_A ccep ted ___________________________________$1,800,145,000 P rice Y ield P rice Y ield 98.452-------------------6.124% -------------------------------------------H ig h ____________ 96.854_____________6.223% 98.430____________ 6.211% ------------------------------------------- l o w _________ 96.816_____________ 6.298% 98.436------------------ 6.187% ( 1 ) ............................. Average-----------------------96.831____________ 6.268% ( 1 ) ( 1 ) T h e s e ra tes are on a bank d iscou nt basis. T h e eq u iv a le n t coupon issue yie ld s are 6 .3 7 % for th e 3-m on th bills and 6 .5 6 % for th e 6 -m on th bills. ( S e e rev erse fo r te n d e r fo rm ) 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 Dated January 18, 1973 Maturing July 19,1973 T o: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222 or — The________________________ Branch El Paso 79999 Houston 77001 San Antonio 78295 (D «U ) 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 $ JVOT 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. /a ^ t Prices should be expressed on the 1 $ (n) basis of 100, with ? not more than three $ $ ® COMPETITIVE TENDERS decimal places, e.g., 8 fn; ? 99.925. F ra c tio n s $ @ ? m ust not be used. I TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE CLOSING HOUR ARE ACCEPTABLE. Denominations Desired Number of pieces m £ M $ Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account. METHOD OF PAYMENT Maturity Value 10,000 ?15,000 ?■ □ □ (a ? 50,000 ?M ? 100,000 * □ -© $ 500,000 ?$1 ,000,000 Hold in Custody — General Account □ Hold in Custody — Investm ent Ac count Hold in Custody — T rust Account Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and Loan Account □ □ Charge our reserve account on payment date i i D r a f t e n c l o s e d (Effectual delivery o f enclosed draft shall be on latest day which will permit presentment in order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on pay ment date) Delivery Instructions: □ By m aturing bills held by-------------------------------------------Paym ent to be made by-------------------- (Subscriber’s fu ll name or corporate title) (Address) By. (Authorized official signature and title) (For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber) □ Other-----------------------------— --------(Address) IMPORTANT 1. No tender for less than $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 m ust 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. ( e r v r ef ra n u c m n ) S e ees o n o n e e t