BRIEF-Freddie Mac Prices New $3 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes Security

BY Reuters | AGENCY | 10/14/20 03:57 PM EDT

Oct 14 (Reuters) - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp :

* FREDDIE MAC PRICES NEW $3 BILLION THREE-YEAR REFERENCE NOTES SECURITY

* FREDDIE MAC (FMCC) - PRICED ITS NEW $3 BILLION, 0.125% THREE-YEAR USD REFERENCE NOTES(?) SECURITY DUE ON OCTOBER 16, 2023

* FREDDIE MAC (FMCC) - ISSUE, CUSIP NUMBER 3137EAEY1, WAS PRICED AT 99.627 TO YIELD 0.25%, 7.5 BASIS POINTS MORE THAN YIELD ON THREE-YEAR U.S. TREASURY NOTES

* FREDDIE MAC (FMCC) -THE ISSUE WILL SETTLE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

In general the bond market is volatile, and fixed income securities carry interest rate risk. (As interest rates rise, bond prices usually fall, and vice versa. This effect is usually more pronounced for longer-term securities.) Fixed income securities also carry inflation risk and credit and default risks for both issuers and counterparties. Unlike individual bonds, most bond funds do not have a maturity date, so avoiding losses caused by price volatility by holding them until maturity is not possible.

Lower-quality debt securities generally offer higher yields, but also involve greater risk of default or price changes due to potential changes in the credit quality of the issuer. Any fixed income security sold or redeemed prior to maturity may be subject to loss.

Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information. Read it carefully.

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