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July 29 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Monday:
MARKETS SET FOR FLAT OPENING
U.S. stocks were poised to open largely flat on Monday with all three stock indices, S&P 500 futures, Dow Jones industrial average futures and Nasdaq 100 futures, down by about 0.1-0.2 percent.
** INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COS, Friday close $15.87, up 5 pct premarket
Following a Bloomberg report that bigger rivals Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe were in talks for a merger, shares of Interpublic rose on expectation the second largest U.S. advertising company would be in play.
Omnicom and Publicis announced on Sunday that they would merge in a $35.1 billion deal. Continued...