BUSINESS

Business events scheduled for Thursday

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

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.

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

BERLIN — Germany releases unemployment figures for January.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Deutsche Bank AG reports fourth-quarter earnings.

LONDON — Royal Dutch Shell reports fourth quarter earnings.

HELSINKI — Nokia reports fourth-quarter earnings.

Ford Motor Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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

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

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