Business events scheduled for Thursday

AP News
Posted: Mar 16, 2011 4:37 PM

Major business events and economic events scheduled for Thursday:

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

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Federal Reserve releases industrial production for February, 9:15 a.m.

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

WASHINGTON _ House Natural Resources Committee hearing on gasoline prices.

WASHINGTON _ Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on putting the new health law into place.

NEW YORK _ Conference Board releases leading indicators for February, 10 a.m.

FedEx Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

Nike Inc. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes.

BEIJING _ U.S. Chamber of Commerce president Tom Donohue visits Beijing.