Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
All times are Eastern.
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
BERLIN -- Germany releases June industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy.
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Adidas AG reports second-quarter earnings.
Fannie Mae reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.