FREDDIE MAC REFERENCE BILLS AUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT

     (The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by Freddie Mac and received via e-mail. The release was
confirmed by the sender.) 
Freddie Mac Reference Bills Auction Announcement  
3-Month(89)     6-Month(180)    
Auction Date    Monday          Monday           
12/24/2012      12/24/2012      
Auction Open    8:30 AM ET      8:30 AM ET      
Auction Close   9:45 AM ET      9:45 AM ET      
Settlement Date 12/26/2012      12/26/2012      
Maturity Date   03/25/2013      06/24/2013      
CUSIP           313397DM0       313397HG9       
Existing Size   $  1,003,000K   $        0K     
Offering Amount $  1,000,000K   $  1,000,000K   
Non-Comp Amount $   200,000K    $   200,000K    
Stop Rate       0.090           0.139           
% @ Stop Rate   11.538          33.333          
Price           99.977750000    99.930500000    
MM Yield        0.090           0.139           
Comp Amt        $  1,000,004K   $   850,001K    
Non-Comp Amt    $        0K     $   150,000K    
Total Awarded   $  1,000,004K   $  1,000,001K   
Bid Cover Ratio 3.97            4.22             
(rml) NY