Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Friday morning

General Mills breakfast cereal boxes are arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois.
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A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.


-Stock futures are higher after Thursday's mostly higher close.

-The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond is down slightly to 2.88 percent.


-General Mills is buying natural pet food company Blue Buffalo for about $8 billion in cash.