* Futures down: Dow 14 pts, S&P 1 pt, Nasdaq 5 pts
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
Sept 30 U.S. stock index futures were slightly
lower on Friday as fresh worries about Deutsche Bank's woes
* The largest German lender's stock fell to a
record low on Friday on news that a number of hedge funds had
pulled out collateral as the bank faces a $14 billion demand
from U.S. authorities for misselling mortgage-backed securities.
* U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday amid choppy trading
as banks took a beating due to declines in Deutsche Bank and
Wells Fargo, whose chief executive was rebuked by
lawmakers over his handling of sales abuses.
* Citigroup was down 0.66 percent premarket, while
U.S.-listed shares of RBS fell by a similar margin.
Stocks of other big U.S. banks were little changed.
* Oil prices fell 1.7 percent as investors cashed in on a
two-day rally after OPEC members agreed to curb output to
stabilize an over-supplied market.
* The markets are due for increased volatility as the
third-quarter earnings season approaches and as uncertainty
brews over the outcome of the U.S. presidential election in
* A report at 8:30 a.m. ET (1230 GMT) is expected to show
core personal consumption expenditure, the Federal Reserve's
preferred inflation measure, rose 0.2 percent in August.
* At 10:00 a.m. ET, investors will get the final reading on
the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index, which is
expected to have edged up to 90 this month from 89.8 the
* Dallas Fed president Robert Kaplan is scheduled to speak
at an event at 1:00 p.m. ET.
* CalAmp was down 17.7 percent after the wireless
device maker reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts'
* Extended Stay America was down 3.7 percent after
the company priced a secondary offering below the Thursday
closing price of its stock.
Futures snapshot at 7:34 a.m. ET:
* Dow e-minis were down 14 points, or 0.08 percent,
with 33,597 contracts changing hands.
* S&P 500 e-minis were down 1 points, or 0.05
percent, with 221,287 contracts traded.
* Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 5 points, or 0.1
percent, on volume of 33,360 contracts.
(Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by