Mar. 15 - As Apple releases its newest tablet, Thomson Reuters Retail Analyst Jharonne Martis says the biggest fear is whether the company can meet demand.
Hearings you're US today ahead Apple's new iPad hits stores shelves across the US tomorrow. As usual long lines are expected. And -- students looking for a solid sales but there are risks according to Thomson Reuters retail analyst Jerome Martin's. We know that the new tablet has he. Upgrades including batters in size and -- capability. But that could come at a price as it is happier. And -- guard and the iPad two oddly enough the biggest -- whether apple can meet demand that analysts believe that the necessary components are available. Also snapping at the heels of the new tablet -- the android products we could see the start of a price war. Inflation is the next major headwinds the recovery with the relief for the Consumer Price Index me. At 8:30 AM. I am -- says that headline number could rise by half a percent or more in February based -- rising gas prices. But Reuters the -- Dawson says consumers might not pay the. Price. The price of a barrel of oil rose by 8% in February on political tensions with Iran. -- about half of that percentage -- is expected to feed through to consumer price. But the good news is the warm weather households kept that the moment it down and that means that energy costs were a little bit lower overall. Also on the economic radar for the morning industrial output -- out at 915. The Reuters University of Michigan consumer sentiment index comes out at 955. -- is the first street from march and it is set to show a slight increase. An -- free weekly index is out at 1030. And we'll get more excited that fed when Chicago president Charles Evans speaks. He'll be talking about economic conditions in monetary policy at 3 PM in Frankfurt Germany Evans has argued that sanctions stick to its guns on easing. Even if that pushes inflation higher. I'm Rhonda schaffler mrs. writers.