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Good morning everyone Fox Business has learned that -- to -- Dell private but seriously slowed amid some shareholder opposition.
To the price being discussed sources say private equity firms silver lake partners is leading the potential deal which would take the company private for about thirteen dollars a share.
But some shareholders believe that price is too low and they're threatening -- -- the offered I was not clear.
If the opposition is strong enough to block the deal which could be worth more than 22 billion dollars that would make it one of the largest deals of its kind.
In Greece in years.
Bankers involved say the talks might not -- involved in the talks rather say that it might not make good business sense for Dell's founder Michael -- to raise the price but if he doesn't.
Shareholders might not approve the deals will be keeping -- I am not one.
In the meantime it is inauguration day here in the US and present Obama and Vice President Biden will take their ceremonial oath of office today.
In our nation's capital Peter Barnes is live from the White House now keeping track of everything forest and Peter what's on today's agenda.
-- Diane as you know yesterday president and the vice president war officially sworn in under the twentieth amendment they have to do it by the twentieth of January at noon.
They did that president joined in the blue room here at the at the White House as Chief Justice John Roberts swore him in.
-- with about twelve family numbers and attendance.
Meantime the aides are out -- of some of the president's -- rather are out previewing his inaugural address today take a listen.
Well I think that the president will follow precedent when it comes to the inaugural address and lay -- a broader vision for.
Where we take the country -- the next four years and to talk about how some of our founding principles and values can.
Drive us through the challenges we continue to face I think in the State of the Union Address.
Will be more of the agenda.
But more discussion of how we get it done with congress and enlisting the support of the American public.
But the president is expected to talk about some of the abroad broadly about some of the items on his agenda such as that gun control and immigration reform and.
-- -- -- stuff -- Brian's live from the White House thanks -- And a lot can change in four years but something stay the same Lawrence and -- -- here now.
With a look at how the economy today compares to where was during the last inauguration day good morning aren't.
Good morning -- unfortunately a lot of things look very similar particularly the job market take a look at some of these numbers still about twelve million people unemployed.
This -- -- we had four years ago and the unemployment rate.
Exactly the same in January 2009 and this January at seven point 8%.
Other how many things have risen like -- national debt skyrocketing.
Over the past four years clocking in now at sixteen point -- trillion dollars when you.
Equal that among every American citizen share of that debt.
We're talking upwards of 50000 dollars for an increase of 181000.
Dollars over the past four years.
Your paycheck probably exactly same but lots of names have gone up.
Gas prices surging some 80% over the past forty years just a dollar 84.
January 40 years ago.
-- participation now at a record 47 and a half million people and college tuition has increased by 26%.
This is for public tuition.
Over the past four years so that's the economy.
Under President Obama it's all -- home prices are starting to rise a little bit some 5000 dollars over the past couple years.
The economy during the first three months of 2009.
Came in at negative five point three so we've had a gradual improvement.
GDP now three point 1%.
And another -- -- risen this stock market take a look at some of these numbers the Dow up 71%.
The NASDAQ up a hundred an 18%.
And the -- 500 higher by 84% over the past four years so.
You're looking at the stock market it's been a solid economy but not for everything else -- Aaron hopefully there's market numbers go up the debt numbers come down we -- -- out somewhere -- I that clients and -- from the news and thank solar.
Meanwhile US safety investigators say they're expanding their investigation into what cause a battery fire on a Boeing 787 dreamliner.
After ruling out excess voltage governments around the world grounded the dreamliner last week after an all upon Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing.
Due to a problem with the 780 -- lithium ion battery the week before there was also a small fire on a different 787 in Boston.
Involving the battery the Federal Aviation Administration says in both cases.
Flammable chemicals were released which could have sparked a fire in the plane's electrical compartment officials say they're now looking at the battery charger.
And the jet's auxiliary power unit as possible causes here's a quick look at commodities oil and gold -- mixed.
Imus in the morning continues right now on Fox Business.
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