Major business or economic events scheduled for Thursday:
All times are Eastern
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims,
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates,
WASHINGTON — Treasury releases federal budget for December,
BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases preliminary growth figure for the country's economy, Europe's biggest, for 2016.
Delta Air Lines Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
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