Business Events Scheduled For Thursday

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 durable goods for June, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for June, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee about the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

3M Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Amazon.com Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Amgen Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

The Dow Chemical Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Exxon Mobil Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Facebook Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Sprint Nextel Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Starbucks Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

United Continental Holdings Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell PLC reports quarterly financial results.

Consumer-goods maker Unilever NV reports quarterly financial results.

Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG reports quarterly financial results.

French drugmaker Sanofi reports quarterly financial results.

French telecommunications equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent reports quarterly financial results.

German automaker Volkswagen AG reports quarterly financial results.

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. reports quarterly financial results.

Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co. reports quarterly financial results.

LONDON â¿¿ International policymakers, including International Monetary Fund boss Christine Lagarde and European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, gather in London to discuss the state of the world economy.

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