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Good morning everyone shares of Dell are higher in the premarket after two Dell's biggest shareholders offered an alternative.
To a 24 point four billion dollar buyout deal led by the company's founder Michael Dell.
And silver lake partners the proposal disclosed in a letter from activist investor Carl Icahn.
And southeastern asset management will allow shareholders to keep their stock -- taken additional twelve dollars a share.
In cash or stock icon and southeastern claim Dell's buyout offer a thirteen dollars 65 cents a share in cash significantly undervalues the company.
According to an SEC filing Icahn had four and a half percent.
A four and a half percent stake in Dell as of yesterday.
And investors will be watching closely this morning -- Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke addresses the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
The speech to the forty ninth annual conference on bank structure and competition will focus on monitoring finance but many will be lifting for clues regarding the Fed's outlook.
On monetary policy chairman Bernanke and the Fed also have -- sheer amount of influence on things like mortgage rates.
And that I'll be one of the hot topics today as Fox Business explores throughout the day on special reports on the business of real estate.
Checking the market now here in the US features are in the green across the board have been.
All morning we've got Dow futures currently trading up about forty points yes -- he's up about three to nasdaq's up almost six in Europe.
Stuck there on track.
For a fourth day of gains those and also been in the green across the board all morning let's take a look at what's moving those markets with tiger alone market -- -- -- -- Over lending -- German imports and exports rose in March slightly while Britain's goods trade deficit.
Narrowed slightly what do you make of that.
Well I mean I think the first thing is there's no real -- at -- -- -- largely in line with expectations I think one of the issues that we still call for example in the -- -- as the -- while it was still single figures I would chimney was still seeing.
-- deficits in the -- -- when not really seen this.
Every -- -- -- that we've how it's somewhat chip outs over the past.
Coakley is not estimate comb -- I want to -- to these austerity and I just take effect of we start -- at these countries we can -- that -- split its moments on.
-- we're not really seeing the results of -- -- respects the UK can.
We're not -- since he -- change if -- the and over the last -- able to the actual trade deficit has increased now.
Under this number of measures which vehicle and are currently trying to do two counts it counts right -- one of which is through increased trade outside the yours and which reported seeing -- -- Now this move the father that's right -- it still is high suggests that it's still a long way to go.
On well essentially is making it very difficult to sell list and it's to the UK public file that book when I would only -- -- -- -- in measles.
All right and depend.
Is insisting that the tumbling -- won't be a hot topic at the G-7 meeting this weekend but given concerns about a looming currency war that have been.
You gaining ground lately -- what do you think you think it is going to be something that they discussed.
A booming it's going to be something that's necessarily going to be disclosed to them and we are still seeing the yen and weak and I think against the dollar is now on -- on this trend around.
I want I want fifteen I think Wallace at these levels I think that's gonna -- Very little discussion on the Martha well -- starts he -- -- both him and people want -- -- one cents twenty that we may seats that the discussions.
But I think nothing but yet G-7 leaders are essentially -- themselves -- -- bit of a corner had to come out only occur over the last few months actually supporting.
They -- -- that needs to you stimulate the economy so what's the Yang continues -- if we see in thoughts thoughts concerning.
So condemning it and this could raise issues about whether at what these comments were about -- fuels we can't really -- it purely based -- the -- -- before.
As they support to the -- but it was that's who tried stimulate the economy and the critical -- some -- All right that's -- -- market -- -- are we appreciate it Craig thanks.
And we have some breaking news now from -- -- oil company says it will separate the chairman and CEO roles.
That will happen immediately following annual meeting the annual meeting that's scheduled for May sixteenth.
-- says John -- has chairman and Chief Executive Officer has stated his full support but that decision.
And -- -- gap jumped more than 7% in extended trading on that company's bullish outlook for first quarter earnings.
The companies now forecasting a profit of 68 to 69 cents compared to the 56 cents that Wall Street's looking for.
-- revised revenue forecast of three point 73 billion dollars also tops the estimate for three point 67 billion.
The upbeat projections are based on its April same store sales which surged.
8% from a year ago on strength that -- old navy brand apple report its earnings in just under two weeks shares of the company you're up 39%.
In the past year.
Here's a look at commodities now that oil and gold -- to the downside this morning -- -- and ninety cents trading at 95 dollars a barrel gold down 35 bucks at 1433.
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