Here's everything you need to know before Friday's opening bell:
General Mills said it will buy natural pet food company Blue Buffalo for $8 billion.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co. issued stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal first quarter and a strong outlook.
Toyota dominated Consumer Reports' 2018 rankings.
China seized control of Waldorf Astoria owner Anbang in major corporate crackdown.
U.S. stock futures pointed toward a higher open.
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