* China services sector growth at nine-year low
* Euro zone businesses grow but deflation pressures mount
* Coach shares jump after results
* Futures off: Dow 35 pts, S&P 5.5 pts, Nasdaq 9.5 pts
NEW YORK, Aug 5 U.S. stock index futures dipped
on Tuesday after China's economic recovery was put in doubt as
growth in its services sector slowed in July to its lowest level
in nearly nine years.
* China's services purchasing managers' index fell to 50.0
in July from a 15-month high of 53.1 in June, the lowest since
November 2005 when the data collection began.
* The data was partly offset by expansion in the euro zone's
services sector at the second-fastest pace in three years.
However, deflationary pressures continued to weigh on the
* Two separate readings on the U.S. services sector are due
in the first half hour after the market opens on Tuesday.
* S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 5.5 points and
fair value - a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into
account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the
contract - indicated a lower open. Dow Jones industrial average
e-mini futures fell 35 points and Nasdaq 100 e-mini
futures lost 9.5 points.
* Gannett Co shares rose 6.3 percent in premarket
trading after the publisher of USA Today said it would take full
ownership of automotive website Cars.com and spin off its
publishing assets into a publicly traded company as it focuses
on its digital businesses.
* Coach shares added 7.5 percent premarket after the
high-end retailer reported better-than-expected quarterly
revenue helped by a rise in sales in international markets.
* Shares of solar and LED equipment maker GT Advanced
Technologies rose 10.5 percent premarket a day after it
raised the lower end of its full-year 2014 adjusted profit
forecast, citing higher gross margins for the second half of the
* Online coupon company RetailMeNot shares tumbled
22.1 percent premarket after it forecast quarterly revenue below
analysts' average estimate.
(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Bernadette Baum)