By The Associated Press
Major business events and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.WASHINGTON â¿¿ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m. Research in Motion releases quarterly financial results. BERLIN â¿¿ Germany releases March unemployment figures.