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Good morning everyone Fox Business has learned that talks take -- private have seriously slowed.
And it's -- shareholder opposition to the price being discussed.
Sources say private equity firms silver lake partners is leading the potential deal which would take -- private.
For about thirteen dollars a share but some shareholders say that price is too low.
And they are threatening to reject the offer and it's not clear.
If there's enough opposition to actually squander the deal but that could be worth more than 22 billion dollars would would make it one of the largest deals of its kind in recent years.
Now bankers involved in the talks say it might not make good business sense.
For Dell's founder Michael Dell to raise the price but if he doesn't.
Shareholders might not approve the deals will be keeping a close eye on that one -- not meanwhile I should say it's a big day here.
In the US markets are closed for Martin Luther King Day and it's also.
Inauguration day President Obama and Vice President Biden we'll take their ceremonial oath of office.
In our nation's capital at our own Peter Barnes joins us there.
From DC with a preview -- he keeps -- live track of all these events Peter what we expect that.
-- -- -- -- or right here at the White House I actually looked up to the residents there and did see some lights on zealots that looks like the president the First Lady.
Are getting ready with their family for the big day the president is already president again as you mentioned yesterday in the blue room.
He was sworn in in a small ceremony mostly with family members by Chief Justice John Roberts as required under the constitution the twentieth amendment.
That made the twentieth of January the day for the swearing and so we have they ceremonial part of that.
Last night though the president and the vice president made remarks at a candlelight dinner take -- -- All of you here understood.
And were committed to the basic notion but.
When we put our shoulders to the wheel of history it moves.
-- moves forward.
That's part of what we celebrate when we come together.
I want to know simply announce.
About this -- Barack Obama god he's just getting started.
And weeks and months ahead.
We're gonna reduce gun violence there and America.
We're gonna pass comprehensive immigration reform.
-- put this nation's economy.
Not a sustainable -- for the future.
The president will just discuss those kind of broad -- goals broad agenda items in his inaugural speech today according to -- but he will also talk about trying to find common ground here.
And talk about the vibrancy of of our democracy that encourages.
A lot of debate about these kinds of issues.
But he plans to make announce his specifics.
On these various proposals at a State of the Union Address on February 12 Diane back and -- Peter O'Brien live from DC thanks Peter -- that.
Over in Europe European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today where they will assess finances in Spain Cyprus and Greece.
-- that's that's in Europe have been up across the board all morning look at a closer look now at what else is moving those markets is Jane Foley senior currency strategist at rabobank.
In London Jane we -- just a little while ago that British prime minister David Cameron.
Will be delivering his big speech in the UK's relationship with the EU.
On Wednesday am wondering what he's expected to say and if the delay in that speech you think will impact the message at all.
What indeed it could there's been a lot of focus on reprocessing -- -- will say now of course UK.
Have said that they want to claw back some how is that perhaps seven or -- -- at perhaps at the fisheries exception but of course the bottom line is that in the coming except that he wants to.
Stay within Europe said the equity if you like is exactly does -- lying to get general between remaining in.
And clawing back palace now this is very important obviously for the UK's into national steak is getting for its.
But there's a lot of confusion but the any other -- -- Is that this isn't this is an argument this is an element which will be -- -- and for several years in May be a referendum in the UK about talk.
Our future position in Europe but that wouldn't be held for several years he acts it failed to.
-- Jane Foley at rabobank over London -- -- does face talk to -- thanks for making the time.
-- -- Let's take a look at commodities now we -- oil and gold next for most of the morning oil is now down by about 34 cents trading around 95 dollars a barrel.
Gold is up by little more than a dollar at 1688.
An -- Coming up this hour Imus is guests of the author Gary Alexander and now here's -- -- -- live on Fox Business.
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