Business and economic events scheduled for Thursday

Business and economic events scheduled for Thursday.

All times are Eastern.

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly report on unemployment benefits, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for April, 10 a.m.

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

Macy’s Inc. reports quarterly results before the opening of trading on Wall Street.