Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
All times are Eastern.
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for July, 10 a.m.