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Oct 5 (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 0.44 percent, the Dow Jonesindustrial average futures were down 0.35 percent, andNasdaq 100 futures shed 0.53 percent.

** 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.

** 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.

** 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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