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¿¿Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for January, 8:30 a.m.

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

WASHINGTON â¿¿National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for January, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Conference Board releases leading indicators for January, 10 a.m.

Hewlett-Packard Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Nordstrom Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Safeway Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

FRANKFURT, Germany â¿¿ European Central Bank publishes annual financial statement.

FRANKFURT, Germany â¿¿ German insurance group Allianz releases full-year earnings figures for 2012.
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