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-- -- -- -- some of that -- Good morning these guys felt that applies business alert on -- its US markets are closed on his Good Friday holiday.
-- markets are also closed European markets -- should say an Easter holiday on Sunday in Asia markets closed mostly higher in South Korea as well as Shanghai the Nikkei in Japan finished lower.
The Hong Kong market was closed.
US stocks finished the first quarter with strong gains sending both the Dow and the S&P 500 to record highs Thursday.
The Dow added 52 points the S&P gained six and the NASDAQ added eleven.
Asked for that record setting first quarter the Dow -- up 11%.
With Hewlett-Packard the biggest Gainer there the S&P gained 10% Netflix being the top performer.
And the NASDAQ was higher by more than 8%.
The proposed merger of MetroPCS.
Communications and T-Mobile USA is running into more opposition.
Proxy advisor glass Lewis has become the second firm to tell T-Mobile shareholders to vote against the deal.
The move could pressure T mobile's parent -- to Telecom to sweeten its terms.
Proxy firm ISS advised T-Mobile shareholders to reject the merger earlier this week.
T-Mobile -- MetroPCS on -- team -- to better compete against bigger rivals including Verizon Wireless AT&T.
And Sprint Nextel.
Dell's founder and CEO reportedly met this week with a private equity firm he's facing off against -- bidding war for his company.
According to the Wall Street Journal it's unclear who exactly Michael Dell met with at Blackstone Group or what they discussed.
Dell and silver lake partners proposed a thirteen dollar 65 cent a share buyout bid for -- last month.
Blackstone countered with an offer of at least fourteen twice by the share.
While allowing shareholders to retain some of their stock.
Activist investor Carl Icahn expressed interest in the company.
The journal also says that a special committee of Dell board members is expected to release a -- That will shed light on the dire picture the company is facing that statement also expected to explain why the company.
Dell and silver -- buyout bid was the best -- it could get.
Shares it eat today got 01%.
Pop in after hours trading that after the company announced it expects to boost to boost -- revenue growth.
-- nearly 70%.
Over the next three years.
The company says it expects to report revenue of between 21 and a half and 23 and a half billion dollars.
That's compared to just over fourteen billion.
Again it's Good Friday US and European markets are closed Imus in the morning starts right now it's on Fox Business giving -- -- across there.
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