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Wall St. opens flat after six-day winning streak

Wall Street opened little changed on Friday, coming off six straight days of gains, as investors took to the sidelines ahead of a three-day holiday weekend.

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Linde board to vote on Praxair merger on June 1: sources

MUNICH German industrial gases group Linde's supervisory board is due to vote on a merger agreement with U.S. peer Praxair on June 1, two people close to the matter told Reuters on Friday.

6:51am EDT

California says VW clean car spending plan has shortcomings

SAN FRANCISCO California regulators said Volkswagen AG's spending plan on clean vehicle infrastructure had shortcomings and that it lacked details on how it would help disadvantaged communities as well as promote hydrogen fuel cell technology.

12:15am EDT

U.S. home prices to rise at a strong pace on tight supply: Reuters poll

U.S. home prices look poised to rise at a robust pace over the next few years, mainly because of a chronic shortage of houses and steady demand, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

9:15am EDT

Glass Lewis recommends Buffalo Wild Wings' board nominees

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co LLC recommended shareholders of Buffalo Wild Wings to vote for the company's slate of directors, saying activist hedge fund Marcato Capital had failed to make a compelling case for making changes to the board.

9:19am EDT

Japan's big insurers expand their appetites for U.S. Treasuries

TOKYO Big Japanese life insurers, who are major bond investors globally, are primarily focusing on U.S. bonds while staying cautious on European bonds, earning reports and comments from industry executives show.

4:50am EDT

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