By The Associated Press
Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
WASHINGTON a¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern; Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; and the Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for September, 3 p.m.
NEW YORK a¿¿ Selected chain retailers release October sales.FRANKFURT, Germany a¿¿ European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the Eurozone. BERLIN a¿¿ Economy Ministry releases September industrial production figures for Germany. Repsol presents third-quarter results. EDF reports third-quarter sales. ArcelorMittal reports third-quarter earnings. Siemens AG presents earnings for the July-September quarter and for its full 2013 fiscal year. Commerzbank AG reports third-quarter earnings. Deutsche Telekom AG reports third-quarter earnings. Wendy's Co. reports quarterly results before the market opens. Walt Disney Co. reports quarterly results after the market closes.