Business events scheduled for Thursday

Major business events and economic events scheduled for Thursday:

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

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases first-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.

General Motors Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Kellogg Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Kraft Foods Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

LinkedIn Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

German automaker BMW reports quarterly financial results.

German airline Lufthansa AG reports quarterly financial results.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC, the multinational oil and gas company, reports quarterly financial results.

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — The European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the eurozone.