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Oct 8 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Monday:

(For The Day Ahead newsletter click on ) FUTURES FALL AFTER WORLD BANK CUTS EAST ASIA FORECAST

U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday after the World Bankcut its growth forecasts for East Asia, highlighting concernsabout the global economic climate and corporate profits ahead ofthe upcoming earnings season.

S&P 500 futures fell 0.4 percent, the Dow Jonesindustrial average futures were down 0.33 percent, andNasdaq 100 futures shed 0.44 percent.

** TPC GROUP INC , Friday close $40.67, up 10.7 pctpremarket

** INNOSPEC INC , Friday close $34.35

The chemicals maker said it received a buyout proposal fromInnospec for $721.3 million, topping an offer made by privateequity firms First Reserve Corp and SK Capital Partners.

** UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC , Friday close $57.13

The health insurer said it would buy a 90 percent stake inAmil Participacoes SA , Brazil's largest healthcarecompany, for about $4.9 billion in cash.

** NETFLIX INC , Friday close $66.56, up 6.4 pctpremarket

Morgan Stanley upgraded the video streaming company to"overweight" from "equalweight," saying the company is poised toleverage its domestic cost structure and potentially become aglobal video platform, Benzinga reported.

** OCLARO INC , Friday close $2.63, down 3 pctpost-market

The optical components maker announced preliminaryfirst-quarter revenue of $149 million - below analysts'estimates of $162.2 million, according to Thomson ReutersI/B/E/S.

** POPULAR INC , Friday close $18.60, up 0.13 pctpost-market

The bank holding company declares dividends on preferredstock, announces distribution on trust preferred securities.

** ZYNGA INC , Friday close $2.48

The company's inexorable decline over the past six months,capped by a sharp reduction in its 2012 outlook on Thursday, hassharpened interest in what Chief Executive Mark Pincus will donext.

** WAL-MART STORES INC , Friday close $75.13 ** AMERICAN EXPRESS CO , Friday close $58.56

The companies said they will hold a conference call onMonday to make a financial services announcement.

** HOME DEPOT INC , Friday close $63.20

Barclays raised the price target of the home improvementretailer to $70 from $60.

** ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS LP , Friday close $43.59

The company said the previously announced merger of SunocoInc with one of ETP's subsidiaries was complete.

The company said a previously announced merger of one of itsunits with Sunoco Inc was ) today announced thesuccessful completion of the previously announced merger of awholly owned subsidiary of ETP, with and into Sunoco, withSunoco surviving the merger as a subsidiary of ETP.

** COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS , Friday close $28.96

Jefferies & Co raised the price target of the hospitalsoperator to $29 from $26.

** EXELON CORP , Friday close $35.91

Barclays Capital cut the price target of the largest nuclearoperator to $36 from $40.

** INTERSIL CORP , Friday close $8.11

J.P. Morgan Securities cut the chipmaker's stock to"underweight" from "neutral". The brokerage also cut its pricetarget on the stock to $5.00 from $8.00.

** GOOGLE INC , Friday close $767.65

Google's YouTube, now carrying more polished output, willannounce more original channels to the 100 it has introduced inthe last year, New York Times reported.

** MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS INC , Friday close$27.79

J.P. Morgan Securities raised the chipmaker's stock to"neutral" from "underweight."

** PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL , Friday close $93.74

Nomura Equity Research raised the price target of thecompany, which owns the Marlboro, L&M and Bond Street brands, to$83.70 from $80.50

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