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Press Release

Federal Reserve Press Release

Release Date: December 2, 2008

For release at 10:00 a.m. EST

On December 1, 2008, the Federal Reserve conducted an auction of $150 billion in 84-day credit through its Term Auction Facility. Following are the results of the auction:

Stop-out rate: 0.420 percent
Total propositions submitted: $66.471 billion
Total propositions accepted: $66.471 billion
Bid/cover ratio: 0.44
Number of bidders: 80

The awarded loans will settle on December 4, 2008, and will mature on February 26, 2009. The stop-out rate shown above will apply to all awarded loans.

Institutions that submitted winning bids will be contacted by their respective Reserve Banks by 11:30 a.m. EST on December 2, 2008. Participants have until 12:30 p.m. EST on December 2, 2008, to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.

Last update: December 2, 2008