Business events scheduled for Thursday
Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for January, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Conference Board releases leading indicators for January, 10 a.m.
PARIS — French dairy and bottled water company Danone reports its full-year earnings.
HONG KONG— HSBC releases preliminary version of PMI manufacturing survey for February.
TOKYO — Japan trade data for January.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
Hewlett-Packard Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
Express Scripts Holding Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.