Daybreak: What You Need to Know Today August 17

Countdown's Manus cranny gives you the top stories on Daybreak, Bloomberg's new custom morning briefing. Details surrounding Cisco's plan to cut as many as 14,000 jobs worldwide, a potential end to Spain's seven-month political stalemate, FOMC meeting minutes release - and more, are available on {DAYB}.

Commerce Sec. Ross in Beijing Amid Trade Tensions
27:53 - Bloomberg's Tom MacKenzie reports on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's trip to China. MacKenzie speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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  • Merkel Wins Fourth Term as German Chancellor