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.

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

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

General Motors Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Comcast Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

McDonald's Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Southwest Airlines Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Union Pacific Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

United Continental Holdings Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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

Starbucks Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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