Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases third-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time.
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
BERLIN — Germany releases September industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy.
LONDON— Drugmaker AstraZeneca reports third quarter results.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
The Walt Disney Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
TOKYO — Toyota reports earnings.