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U.S. DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: Catalent, Parexel, Prospect Capital

(Bloomberg) — U.S. stock-index futures dropped slightly
with European shares as oil was little changed. The U.K. market
is closed for a holiday. Economic data include wholesale
inventories and Dallas Fed manufacturing activity. Catalent,
Parexel and Prospect Capital are among companies reporting
earnings.
U.S. MARKETS:
* S&P 500 futures down 0.1% to 2,440.40
* Brent futures down 0.02% to $52.42/bbl
* Gold spot up 0.4% to $1,296.72
* U.S. Dollar Index down 0.3% to 92.42

WHAT TO WATCH:
* TOP OVERNIGHT NEWS:
** Epic Flooding Paralyzes Houston, Center of U.S. Energy
Industry
** Uber Is Said to Get Deal-Maker, Trump Agitator in Expedia’s
CEO
** Samsung to Invest $7 Billion in China Flash-Memory Production
** China Allows Merger to Create World’s Largest Power Company
** Traders Ditch Risk as Dalio to Gundlach Warn on Emerging
Markets
** Cohn or Yellen? Bond Managers of $1 Trillion Say Same
Difference
** CBS Squeezes Out Murdoch to Snap Up Ailing Australia Network
** Altice to Buy Back Up to $1.2 Billion in Stock, Will Eye M&A
** DLF Founders Sell Stake in Rental Assets to GIC for $1.4
Billion
** Toshiba Is Said in Talks on Last Hurdles in Western Digital
Deal
** Trump’s Pivot to Taxes Is Fraught With ’Pitfalls Everywhere’
** Trump’s Afghan Plan Poised to Fail, Pakistan Premier Says
** White House Sanctions May Scare Off Venezuela Vulture
Investors
* M&A, ECM SCHEDULED EVENTS:
** N.A. M&A Weekly Agenda: DD, PTHN, TRCO, WFM
** U.S. ECM AGENDA: Snap Lockup Expiry, Venator Quiet Period
Expiry
* ANALYST ACTIONS
** (ABI BB): AB InBev New Reduce at HSBC, PT $107
** (AMID): American Midstream Partners Cut to Sector Perform at
RBC, PT $14
** (BPRN): Bank of Princeton New Buy at FBR, PT $37
** (CAMP): CalAmp New Neutral at JPMorgan, PT $20
** (CHE): Chemed New Sector Weight at Keybanc
** (CLDT): Chatham Lodging Raised to Market Outperform at JMP
** (CMTA): Clementia Pharmaceuticals New Overweight at Morgan
Stanley
** (MBUU): Malibu Boats Cut to Neutral at B Riley, PT $25.25
** (NDM CN): Northern Dynasty Minerals New Market Perform at
BMO, PT C$2.50
** (PAA): Plains All American Raised to Outperform at BMO, PT
$25
** (PAGP): Plains GP Raised to Outperform at BMO, PT $25
** (PDM): Piedmont Office Raised to Outperform at Baird, PT $24
** (PLXS): Plexus Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan, PT $62
** (SCG): Scana Raised to Neutral at Mizuho, PT $58.50
** (TCAP): Triangle Capital Raised to Outperform at Baird, PT
$16
** (TSS): Total System Services New Outperform at RBC, PT $75
** (UNXL): Uni-Pixel Cut to Hold at Benchmark
** (VNTR): Venator Materials New Overweight at JPMorgan, PT $23
** (VNTR): Venator Materials New Buy at Goldman
** (VNTR): Venator Materials New Outperform at RBC, PT $23
** (VNTR): Venator Materials New Equal-weight at Barclays, PT
$22

EARNINGS: (All ests. EPS. All times ET)
Previews here
* PRE-MKT
** Standex (SXI US) 8:19am $1.39
** Updater (UPD AU) 8:47am
* POST-MKT
** Catalent (CTLT US) 4:15pm 57c
** Parexel (PRXL US) 4:02pm 93c
** Prospect Capital (PSEC US) 4:16pm 21c

GOVERNMENT:
* Government Agenda

ECONOMIC DATA (All times ET):
* 8:30am: Wholesale Inventories MoM, est. 0.3%, prior 0.7%
* 8:30am: Advance Goods Trade Balance, est. $64.5b deficit,
prior $63.9b deficit, revised $64.0b deficit
* 8:30am: Retail Inventories MoM, prior 0.6%, revised 0.6%
* 10:30am: Dallas Fed Manf. Activity, est. 16.8, prior 16.8

CENTRAL BANKS (All times ET):
* Nothing major scheduled

CORPORATE EVENTS:
* Other Events: TYL US

OTHER EUROPEAN NEWS SINCE THE U.S. CLOSE:
* May Under Pressure From Labour and EU as Brexit Talks Resume
* Macron Dreams of Start-Up Nation But First He Must Face the
Past

EUROPEAN ECO DATA (All times ET):
* 4am: (IT) Aug. Economic Sentiment, actual 107, prior 105.5,
revised 105.6
* 4am: (IT) Aug. Manufacturing Confidence, actual 108.1, est.
108, prior 107.7, revised 107.8
* 4am: (IT) Aug. Consumer Confidence Index, actual 110.8, est.
106.9, prior 106.7, revised 106.9
* 4am: (EC) July M3 Money Supply YoY, actual 4.5%, est. 4.9%,
prior 5.0%

WHAT HAPPENED IN EUROPEAN MARKETS:
* STOXX Europe 600 down 0.3% to 372.96
* German 10Y yield rose 0.9 bps to 0.389%
* Euro up 0.09% to $1.1935
* Italian 10Y yield fell 1.0 bps to 1.809%
* Spanish 10Y yield unchanged at 1.609%

OTHER ASIA NEWS SINCE THE U.S. CLOSE:
* Kuroda Sees Yield-Curve Control Allowing BOJ to Buy Fewer JGBs
* Kuroda Cautions That Japan Can’t Maintain Current Growth Rate
* India, China End Months-Long Military Face-Off in Himalayas
* Wanda Drops on Reports of Chairman Wang Stopped at Airport
* Nomura Hires Citigroup’s Rob Webb as Head of Equity Products
* Singapore Says Sept. 23 Elections If Presidential Post
Contested
* World’s Second-Largest Stock Market Is Getting Interesting
Again

ASIAN ECO DATA (All times ET):
* 5pm: (SK) Sept. Business Survey Manufacturing, prior 78
* 7:30pm: (JN) July Jobless Rate, est. 2.8%, prior 2.8%
* 7:30pm: (JN) July Job-To-Applicant Ratio, est. 1.5, prior 1.5

WHAT HAPPENED IN ASIAN MARKETS:
* MXAP up 0.1% to 160.62
* MXAPJ up 0.01% to 531.65
* Nikkei down 0.01% to 19,449.90
* Topix up 0.2% to 1,600.12
* Hang Seng Index up 0.05% to 27,863.29
* Shanghai Composite up 0.9% to 3,362.65
* Sensex up 0.4% to 31,736.56
* Australia S&P/ASX 200 down 0.6% to 5,709.89
* Kospi down 0.4% to 2,370.30

To contact the reporter on this story:
Krystof Chamonikolas in Prague at kchamonikola@bloomberg.net
To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Celeste Perri at cperri@bloomberg.net

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