Daybreak: What You Need to Know Today August 12

Countdown's Manus cranny gives you the top stories on Daybreak, Bloomberg's new custom morning briefing. Details surrounding Ukraine putting its troops near the border with Russia-held Crimea, Thai tourist resorts on high alert after five bombs exploded, concerns about China’s economic stabilization - and more are available on {DAYB}.

DIW's Fratzscher Says Surprise Is How Much CDU Lost
33:56 - Marcel Fratzscher, president and chief executive officer of DIW Berlin, weighs in on the German election exit poll results. He speaks on "Germany Decides." (Source: Bloomberg)
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  • Merkel's Party Defeats SPD to Win German Election: Poll
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