Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
All times are Eastern.
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
BRUSSELS — Eurostat issues eurozone second-quarter economic data.
BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases second-quarter economic growth figure.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
J.C. Penney Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
- Freddie Mac