Business Events Scheduled For Thursday

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. Eastern.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for December, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases the fourth-quarter employment cost index, 8:30 a.m.

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

Aetna Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Altria Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

MasterCard Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

United Parcel Service Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Viacom Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Honda Motor, the Japanese automaker, reports quarterly financial results.

Royal Dutch Shell, the multinational oil and gas company, reports quarterly financial results.

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