Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:

Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:

WASHINGTON Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern

WASHINGTON Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for December, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON Senate Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee hearing on lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports.

BERLIN Germany's Federal Labor Agency releases January unemployment figures for Europe's biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany European Central Bank issues its bank lending survey measuring credit conditions in the eurozone.

MANILA, Philippines Philippine officials to disclose the country's 4th quarter economic performance and overall growth for 2013, which is expected to have slowed due to the impact of super Typhoon Haiyan.

H&M presents full-year financial results.

LVMH reports full-year financial results.

Ericsson reports quarterly financial results.

Viacom Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Altria Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Harley-Davidson Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

3M Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

UPS reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Exxon Mobil Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Google Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

Amazon.com Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

Visa Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC reports fourth quarter earnings.