Major business events scheduled for Thursday

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Posted: Dec 09, 2009 12:53 PM

Major business events and economic events scheduled for Thursday:

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases international trade for October, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Treasury releases federal budget for November, 2 p.m.

ISSAQUAH, Wash. _ Costco Wholesale Corp. releases first-quarter financial results.

SMITHFIELD, Va. _ Smithfield Foods Inc. releases second-quarter financial results.

WASHINGTON _ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.