Waldo Swiegers | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe South African Reserve Bank (SARB) cut its main repo rate by 25 basis points on Thursday, surprising the vast majority of economists. Steady gains in hourly earnings and the strongest increase in hours worked in December since 2012 helped drive earnings growth. Disney last April closed a $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets, including the movie and television studios. FCF is a financial measure that's often used as a gauge of efficiency. Analysts project $62 billion in sales in the quarter ending in March, according to a survey by Refinitiv

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An employee drills holes for rivets in a frame inside a Boeing 737 fuselage during assembly at Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita, Kansas. "We're certainly glad it's not getting worse," Stephen Lamar, president of American Apparel & Footwear Association, said Thursday on CNBC's "The Exchange. Including Wuhan where the virus was first identified, travel bans were in effect Thursday for at least eight cities. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a traveller from China had been the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Washington, January 23, 2020. "Universities can also make sure that diplomas cited by job seekers are real

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AmCham China members have already factored in the uncertainty and are cautious about their investment plans for 2020, Gilligan added. VIDEO4:2404:24These are the best places to hide out as uncertainty risesTrading NationEscalating tensions in the Middle East kept Wall Street on the back foot Monday. Still, investors keep vigilant watch on any developments around the sickness. "Human-to-human transmission will be (the) tipping point, and mass movements in China during CNY (Chinese New Year) may be an unwelcomed accelerant," said Vishnu Varathan, Asia head of economics and strategy at Mizuho Bank. White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump attends a discussion on "Women Entrepreneurs Through Finance and Markets" at the World Bank on October 18, 2019 in Washington, DC

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