Business Events Scheduled For Thursday

By The Associated Press

Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern.

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

Safeway Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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