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On the fox -- Good morning everyone Apple's new live -- officially hits stores shelves today the third version of the tablet is debuting in ten countries.
Including the US Canada and Britain while customers in Japan were some of the first to get their hands on it.
The iPad boast several new features most notably a faster process -- a much sharper screen and a better camera.
Qualcomm Broadcom and Samsung are also key parts suppliers.
For those it also features if 499.
Dollars starting price.
That's actually cheaper than his share of Apple Stock which hit 600 dollars yesterday after falling back to close at 585.
Meanwhile get the latest read on consumer prices this morning every prices are expected to have increased zero point 4% for the month largely in part to higher gas prices.
That follows an increase of zero point 2% in January if you take out food and energy the core CPI is expected to climb zero point 2%.
That's similar to what it did in January and we'll have a full breakdown of those numbers for you at 8:30 eastern time.
Checking the markets now here in the US futures have -- bouncing around today they're fairly flat.
Dow futures are now up by eleven yes and he's up by three quarters of a point and the nasdaq's up almost two over in Europe stocks -- also trading in a tight range with miners and banks providing some of today's gains.
London's up by twenty Paris is up almost seven and Frankfurt's up almost 21 the let's -- a closer look.
At those markets with BDC partners market analyst -- -- the -- London.
Believe -- the latest read on consumer prices in the US coming out less than ninety minutes how closer investors they are watching that number.
What expected you on the eighteen point 9% to.
Clearly economic dates in the states is being very -- -- watched because the economy is performing better than expected.
-- the -- is that suggested earlier this week.
And Apple's latest iPad is hitting store shelves around the world to keep talking about.
I wonder what's the reaction been like in London we spoke to -- earlier in Singapore that -- dare they weren't that excited.
Well I had drug policy the store -- sign a cap and about 11 o'clock and Alex Hughes of people.
Winds that -- -- that summit but even been tearing up since -- this week at the weekend Sunday night apparently say.
So that the Fed bastion of the -- Acts as a little more similar to what we're see here -- pouring rain in New York City in -- yet lines already outside the stores but let's go back now the SEP 500 is back above the 14100.
We're -- love live footage there now of the New York line.
That is -- -- -- is it up above.
That level I'm wondering -- that actually critical level for investors -- that more of a psychological factor.
I was quite interesting about only a 115160.
Points off the S and -- all time hall light.
-- have an amazing rally it's doubled since the -- of Foley is a gag.
-- -- really a phenomenal performance.
That's -- due to front earnings growth in US companies that have performed very well but also to a certain extent multiple expansion -- while.
Our right that's Louise Cooper -- -- -- markets thankfully.
And UPS says it remains committed to buying TNT express.
The US company offer that update today and the ongoing negotiations with its Dutch rival.
Which several reports say remain constructive.
TNT rejected a six point four billion dollar offer from UPS last month.
But sources tell Reuters their close to a deal now and just need to work out the final details like job protection employment contracts and of course a price.
The Federal Reserve -- says he thinks the Central Bank will need to raise interest rates before its current target date.
In -- statement posted on the Fed bank of -- website president Jeffrey -- says the Fed will probably need to increase rates next year to contain inflation.
As the economy continues to improved.
The Fed said earlier this month it plans to keep rates exceptionally low through at least late when he fourteen.
And this marks the second time now that you -- has cast dissenting vote for the Fed's plan this year.
US and European regulators meanwhile reportedly investigating Google over its privacy practices.
According to the Wall Street Journal officials are looking at whether the company used special computer -- to get around the privacy controls of Apple's safari web browser in order to -- users.
Google -- it bypassed the privacy settings in order to put a social networking feature in ads.
And that the tracking was inadvertent.
Still the FTC is looking at whether the move violated -- settlement between Google and the government last year over the site's privacy practices which could cost Google.
Dollars per violation per day could be a pretty hefty price tag there a group of states have also launched their own investigation.
And here's a look at commodities now oil and gold have been mixed this morning -- now up by sixteen cents gold is down by twelve dollars.
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