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Public Debt Announces Activity for Securities in the STRIPS Program for November 1999

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 6, 1999

The Bureau of the Public Debt announced activity figures for the month of November 1999, of securities within the Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principal of Securities program (STRIPS).

In Thousands
Principal Outstanding (Eligible Securities) $1,887,595,439
Held in Unstripped Form $1,676,776,486
Held in Stripped Form $210,818,953
Reconstituted in November $12,302,747

The accompanying table, gives a breakdown of STRIPS activity by individual loan description. The balances in this table are subject to audit and subsequent revision. These monthly figures are included in Table V of the Monthly Statement of the Public Debt, entitled “Holdings of Treasury Securities in Stripped Form.”

The STRIPS table, along with the new Monthly Statement of the Public Debt, is available on Public Debt's Internet homepage at: www.treasurydirect.gov. A wide range of information about Public Debt and Treasury Securities is also available on the homepage.