The Associated PressMajor 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 new home sales for May, 10 a.m. WASHINGTON â¿¿ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m. WASHINGTON â¿¿ Senate Finance Committee hearing on Medicare, Medicaid and the deficit. ConAgra Foods Inc. releases quarterly financial results. Discover Financial Services LLC releases quarterly financial results. H&R Block Inc. releases quarterly financial results. Lennar Corp. releases quarterly financial results. Oracle Corp. releases quarterly financial results. Rite Aid Corp. releases quarterly financial results. PARIS â¿¿ France hosts agriculture ministers from all Group of 20 nations. BRUSSELS â¿¿ EU leaders hold summit. Through Friday. YOKOHAMA, Japan â¿¿ Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn talks to a group of reporters after the Japanese automaker gives its forecast for the year through March 2012.
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