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  • *Gold stumbles to 6- month low on less Fed stimulus. Gold slid to a six-month low, extending months of weakness after the U.S. central bank finally took its first step to roll back its ultra-loose policy that has lifted the value of the precious metal to record territory in recent years.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- When shareholder activist Carl Icahn turned up the heat on Apple in October, demanding a massive $150 billion share buyback, bond investor Bill Gross wasn't having any of it.

  • *Gold stumbles to 6- month low on less Fed stimulus. Gold slid to a six-month low, extending months of weakness after the U.S. central bank finally took its first step to roll back its ultra-loose policy that has lifted the value of the precious metal to record territory in recent years.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- A U.S. judge has dismissed Deutsche Bank AG as a defendant in one of two long-running cases accusing issuers and banks of deceiving investors about the risks of billions of dollars of residential mortgage-backed securities that soured during the financial crisis.

  • *Gold slumps, clings above year lows. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 19- U.S. government bonds sold off sharply on Thursday, one day after the Federal Reserve started winding down its crisis-era stimulus, while major U.S. equity averages slipped from record levels reached in Wednesday's post-Fed rally. Gold slumped, extending months of weakness in the precious metal.

  • ANALYSIS-Italy must earn foreign help with 2014 funding Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    MILAN, Dec 19- Italy must show political stability and convincing signs of an economic recovery to secure foreign demand for its debt in 2014, when domestic banks are expected to slow their purchases of the country's bonds.

  • *Fed said it would cut buying to $75 bln per month from $85 billion. *Treasury to sell $29 billion in 7- year notes at 1 p.m.. "The FOMC decided to cut the pace of its asset purchases to $75 billion a month, but offset this with a qualitative enhancement to the forward guidance," said Goldman Sachs economists in a research note.

  • Dec 19- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said the size of the overall swaps market was understated in the weekly reports it began publishing last month, due to technical errors at two swaps data repositories that are responsible for maintaining market data.

  • JGB 30-yr yield dips on buying by overseas life insurers Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 9:53 PM ET

    TOKYO, Dec 19- Japanese government bond prices ended Thursday's morning session marginally mixed, with the superlong 30- and 40- year yields down on the back of buying by overseas life insurers ahead of the massive quarterly JGB redemption set for Friday.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 18- Rules aimed at boosting oversight of Mexican derivatives trades and pushing most transactions through a central clearing house will soon be published, Mexico's banking regulator said on Wednesday.

  • *Central bank to offer $200 mln worth of currency swaps per day. SAO PAULO, Dec 18- Brazil's central bank announced on Wednesday a likely slowdown in the pace of currency intervention next year, a move that appears aimed at taking advantage of an upbeat market reaction to U.S. policymakers' decision to cut back on monetary stimulus.

  • The hearing was scheduled to continue through Thursday, but U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven Rhodes asked Detroit to use the time scheduled for court instead to seek better terms from the swaps counterparties.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 18- I'm a contrarian. After all, the secret of successful investing is to "buy when there's blood on the street," as Baron Rothschild liked to say. They gave up $35 billion in net outflows in the third quarter of the year- and cashed out another $1.9 billion in net investments last week alone, according to figures from Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company.

  • TREASURIES-Bonds slip after Fed announces $10 bln taper Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    *Fed to buy $35 bln in mortgage-backed bonds, $40 bln in U.S. bonds- a month. NEW YORK, Dec 18- U.S. The Fed said it will buy $75 billion of bonds per month, split between $35 billion in mortgage-backed securities and $40 billion in U.S.

  • Detroit might sue swap counterparties -city attorney Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 2:04 PM ET

    DETROIT, Dec 18- A lawyer for Detroit said in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Wednesday that the city might still pursue litigation over its interest-rate swap agreements, even though the city has maintained that the swap counterparties are secured creditors.

  • James Hertz, 56, pleaded guilty to wire fraud and conspiracy charges in 2010 and cooperated in a wide-ranging investigation of the $3.7 trillion U.S. municipal bond market. District Judge Kimba Wood in New York noted Hertz's cooperation with the government and his "unblemished" character aside from the crime in question.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 18- U.S. "The five-year note auction was terrible," said John Canavan, analyst at Stone& McCarthy Research Associates in Princeton, New Jersey.

  • Stern Advice-Should you be running to or from munis? Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 18- I'm a contrarian. After all, the secret of successful investing is to "buy when there's blood on the street," as Baron Rothschild liked to say. They gave up $35 billion in net outflows in the third quarter of the year- and cashed out another $1.9 billion in net investments last week alone, according to figures from Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company.

  • *Treasury to auction five-year notes at 1130 EST. NEW YORK, Dec 18- U.S.

  • *All eyes on Fed decision later, statement at 1900 GMT. LONDON, Dec 18- Financial markets were cautious on Wednesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's keenly awaited policy decision and an outside chance it could announce it was trimming its massive stimulus programme immediately.

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