CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S., European shares slip after U.S. data; oil falls
(Corrects session low in spot gold to $1,301.91 from $1,301.90 an ounce; adds dropped first name and title in 14th paragraph)
* U.S., European shares fall after U.S. ISM data
* Oil prices fall more than 2 pct on inventories data
* Dollar slips after ISM data casts doubt on U.S. economy
* Treasury yields little changed as Friday's jobs data awaited
By Sam Forgione
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - U.S. and European shares slipped on Thursday after a report showing weakness in U.S. manufacturing last month added to uncertainty ahead of Friday's monthly U.S. jobs data, while oil prices tumbled and the dollar dipped.
The Institute for Supply Management said its purchasing managers' index fell to 49.4 in August, below expectations of economists polled by Reuters for a dip to just 52.0, and showing the first contraction in manufacturing since February.
The data weighed on sentiment amid an already nervous investor environment ahead of Friday's U.S. employment report for August. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said last week that the central bank would consider the jobs data when discussing when to next raise interest rates. Continuación...