Monday, December 19 The Treasury will auction $29 billion of 91-day bills and $27 billion of 182-day discount bills. The 91-day bills settle Dec. 22 and are due March 22, 2012. The 182-day bills settle Dec. 22 and are due June 21, 2012. Currently, there are $27.001 billion of 91-day bills outstanding and no 182-day bills. The Treasury will auction $35 billion of two-year notes that are dated Dec. 31 and are due Dec. 31, 2013.

Tuesday, December 20 Housing starts and building permit figures for November are released by the Commerce Department. The Treasury will auction $35 billion of five-year notes that are dated Dec. 31 and due Dec. 31, 2016.

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