Business events scheduled for Thursday

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:

All times are Eastern.

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

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 unemployment figures for July.

MADRID — Spanish energy company Repsol presents second-quarter earnings report.

PARIS — Cosmetics firm L'Oreal presents its first-half earnings.

HELSINKI - Nokia releases second-quarter financial results.

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

FRANKFURT, Germany — German industrial equipment maker Siemens AG reports quarterly earnings.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Airline Lufthansa reports quarterly earnings.

LONDON — Royal Bank of Scotland reports its quarterly earnings.

LONDON — Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca reports first half financial results.

PARIS — French drugmaker Sanofi reports second-quarter earnings.

ROME — Automaker Fiat Chrysler announces second-quarter and first half earnings.

ROME — Italy's largest gas and oil company Eni announces its second half and first half earnings.

The Procter & Gamble Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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

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