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The Fiscal Service Announces Activity for Securities in the STRIPS Program for December 2016

FOR RELEASE AT 3:00 PM

January 6, 2017

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced activity for the month of December 2016 of securities within the Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principal of Securities program (STRIPS).

Dollar Amounts In Thousands
Principal Outstanding (Eligible Securities)
$11,659,064,803
Held in Unstripped Form
$11,425,199,242
Held in Stripped Form
$233,865,562
Reconstituted in December
$16,678,578

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 Fiscal Service's Internet site at www.treasurydirect.gov. A wide range of information about the public debt and Treasury securities is also available at the site.