Major business events and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
French airplane maker and Airbus parent EADS reports 2011 financial results.
Anheuser Busch InBev, the Belgian maker of Budweiser and Beck's beer, reports quarterly financial results.
FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank's governing council meets to set interest rates for the eurozone.
BERLIN — Germany releases industrial production figures for January.
Private investors in Greek government bonds face a deadline for participating in a bond swap that is part of a massive debt relief deal.