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* The Morning News Call newsletter: tmsnrt.rs/2fwPLTh U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday, with traders bracing for a near-certain interest rate hike and the future path of monetary policy.
At 7:31 ET, Dow e-minis were down 0.04 percent at 24,756. S&P 500 e-minis were down 0.04 percent at 2,722.5, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 0.30 percent at 6,896.5. The top three NYSE percentage gainers premarket: ** The Geo Group, up 6.7 pct ** MuleSoft Inc, up 5.0 pct ** Eldorado Gold, up 3.9 pct The top three NYSE percentage losers premarket: ** Micro Focus International PLC, down 8.1 pct ** PPDAI Group In, down 6.4 pct ** General Mills, down 6.4 pct The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers premarket: ** Orexigen Therapeutics Inc, up 82.1 pct ** Marathon Patent Group Inc, up 17.2 pct ** Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc, up 12.4 pct The top three Nasdaq percentage losers premarket: ** Good Times Restaurants Inc, down 5.1 pct ** Cardiome Pharma Corp, down 3.9 pct ** Vuzix Corp, down 2.9 pct ** Facebook Inc: down 1.4 pct premarket BUZZ-Facebook: Street begins to trim stock price views ** Prothena Corp: up 21.95 pct premarket ** Celgene Corp: up 0.3 pct premarket BUZZ-Prothena Corp: Shares jump on Celgene collaboration ** FedEx Corp: down 0.15 pct premarket BUZZ-Street View: FedEx’s margins, pricing suggest favorable backdrop ** Salesforce: down 3.3 pct premarket ** MuleSoft: up 5.0 pct premarket BUZZ-Street View: Salesforce, MuleSoft natural fit for each other, shareholders ** Proteostasis Therapeutics: up 12.4 pct premarket BUZZ-Proteostasis Therapeutics: Bounces on scrapped stock deal ** Cision Ltd: down 4.1 pct premarket BUZZ-Cision slips on offering ** Sarepta Therapeutics Inc: down 2.0 pct premarket ** Loxo Oncology Inc: down 2.1 pct premarket ** Global Blood Therapeutics Inc: down 2.8 pct premarket BUZZ-Small/Mid-Cap Biotech: Morgan Stanley highlights Radius Health, Sage Therapeutics ** Dropbox Inc: IPO upcoming BUZZ-Dropbox bumps IPO price range; order book closes today at noon ** General Mills: down 6.4 pct premarket BUZZ-General Mills: Falls after it slashes FY profit outlook ** TPG Specialty: down 4.4 pct premarket BUZZ-TPG Specialty Lending drops on stock offering ** Fennec Pharma: up 7.0 pct premarket BUZZ-Fennec Pharma: Rises after ear drug gets fast track status ** CBOE: down 1.9 pct premarket BUZZ-CBOE: JP Morgan gives stock its only “sell” on VIX concerns (Compiled by Akshara P in Bengaluru)