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Memo for Britain's next PM: There's no stopping bad news

A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Anshuman Daga Another day, another miserable set of British data. "A sense of exasperation" and "crisis of confidence". That was the sombre message from Britain's longest-running survey of household finances released on Friday. The record low of -44 in the Gfk consumer sentiment index in August, worse than what economists expected, underscores a summer of discontent that shows no signs of receding.
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Shares choppy, U.S. yields fall as investors digest Fed minutes

* Wall Street ends higher * Yield curve remains inverted * Dollar firmer, oil prices rise nearly 3% * Benchmark 10-year yields drop * Safe-haven gold reverses gains By Chibuike Oguh NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Global equity markets were choppy and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Thursday, as uncertainty over the pace of interest rate hikes prevailed among investors after the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes showed officials were determined to curb rising prices.
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Wall St ends higher, Cisco Systems jumps after forecast

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Investors still assessing Wednesday's Fed minutes * Kohl's slashes 2022 forecasts * Indexes: Dow up 0.1%, S&P 500 up 0.2%, Nasdaq up 0.2% (Updates close with volume, prices, other details) By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - U.S.
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Wall St ends higher, Cisco Systems jumps after forecast

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Investors still assessing Wednesday's Fed minutes * Kohl's slashes 2022 forecasts (Updates to close) By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended higher Thursday as an upbeat sales forecast from Cisco Systems helped to lift the technology sector, while data showed the economy remained relatively strong.
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S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up late; Cisco Systems jumps after forecast

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Investors still assessing Wednesday's Fed minutes * Kohl's slashes 2022 forecasts * Indexes: Dow down 0.2%, S&P 500 up 0.2%, Nasdaq up 0.3% By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were up slightly in afternoon trading Thursday as Cisco Systems shares jumped on an upbeat sales forecast, but trading was choppy as investors assessed the outlook for interest r
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