AUCTION FUNDAMENTALS

Table of Treasury Securities

SECURITY CUSIP ROOT AUCTION FREQUENCY ISSUE/ SETTLEMENT DAY NET LONG POSITION REPORTING LIMIT ELIGIBLE FOR STRIPS STANDARD SECURITY DESCRIPTION FORMAT
Bills 912795
912796
BILL MM/DD/YY
CMBs Vary Vary 35% of Offering Amt No
4-Week Weekly (usually Tuesdays) Thursday 35% of Offering Amt No
13-Week Weekly (usually Mondays) Thursday 35% of Offering Amt No
26-Week Weekly (usually Mondays) Thursday 35% of Offering Amt No
52-Week Every 4 weeks (usually Tuesdays) Thursday 35% of Offering Amt No
Notes 912828 II I/I NOTE AA YY or II I/I NOTE A YY
2-Year Every Month End of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes
3-Year Every Month 15th of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes
5-Year Every Month End of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes
7-Year Every Month End of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes
10-Year

(Reopening)
Feb, May, Aug, Nov (Jan, Mar, Apr, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct, Dec) 15th of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes
Floating Rate Notes (FRNs) 912828 TRFR A MM/DD/YY or
TRFR AA MM/DD/YY
2 -year (Reopening)   Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct (Feb, Mar, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Nov, Dec) End of month (Last Friday of month) 35% of Offering Amt No  
TIPS
5-Year
(Reopening)
912828 Apr
(Aug, Dec**)
Last business day of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes NN N/N TRIN AAYYNN N/N TRIN AYY
10-Year
(Reopening)
912828 Jan and Jul
(Mar, May**, Sep, Nov)
Last business day of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes NN N/N TRIN AAYYNN N/N TRIN AYY
20-Year 912810 Last auctioned 07/27/09 N/A N/A Yes NN TRIB YY
30-Year (Reopening) 912810 Feb
(Jun, Oct)
Last business day of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes NN TRIB YY
Bonds 912810 II I/I BOND YY/MM or II I/I BOND CC-YY or II I/I BOND YY
20-Year Last auctioned 01/08/86 N/A N/A No*
30-Year
 
(Reopening)
Feb, May, Aug, Nov
(Jan, Mar, Apr, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct, and Dec)
15th of month 35% of Offering Amt Yes***
STRIPS
Noncallable Corpus (notes & bonds) 912820
912803
N/A N/A N/A N/A II I/I TPRN A YY or II I/I TPRN YY
Callable Corpus (bonds) 912800 N/A N/A N/A N/A II I/I TCAL C-YY
Interest Payment (notes & bonds) 912833
912834
N/A N/A N/A N/A TINT MM/DD/YY
Interest Payment (TIPS) 912833
912834
N/A N/A N/A N/A TIIN MM/DD/YY
Bearer Corpora Conversions (BECCS) Program Ended November 15, 2006
Tradable Callable Corpus 912800 N/A N/A N/A N/A XXX/X BCAL XX-XX
Nontradable Callable Corpus 912803 N/A N/A N/A N/A XX X/X NTCP XX-XX
Nontradable Callable Coupon 912815 N/A N/A N/A N/A NTCC XXX XX/XX/XX
Coupons Under Book-Entry (CUBE) 912815 N/A N/A N/A N/A CUBE MM/DD/YY
All securities (Bills, Notes, Bonds, FRNs, & TIPS) use the Single Price Auction method in determining the price for securities.
All securities (Bills, Notes, Bonds, FRNs, & TIPS) require minimum bids of $100 in increments of $100.
All securities (Bills, Notes, Bonds, FRNs, & TIPS) are auctioned using 3 decimal place bidding for competitive bids.
If the normal issue or maturity day falls on a holiday or weekend, the securities will be issued or settled on the following business day.
*20-Year bonds issued after 10/30/84 are eligible for the STRIPS program.
** Beginning in 2011.
***30-Year bonds issued before 11/15/84 are not eligible for the STRIPS program.

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