Jan 7 Freddie Mac, the No. 2 U.S. home
funding company, said it will sell $3 billion of reference bills
The sale will consist of $1.5 billion of three-month bills
due April 8, 2013, and $1.5 billion of six-month bills due July
The bills will be sold over the Internet in a Dutch auction.
In such uniform price auctions, successful bidders pay only the
price of the lowest accepted bid rather than the actual price as
in a conventional multiple-price auction.
Bids will be accepted from authorized dealers until 9:45
a.m. EST (1445 GMT).
Settlement is Jan. 8.