Market Insider

Thursday Look Ahead: Markets Face Jobless Numbers After Day of Rumors


Several economic reports could break the quiet trading mood Thursday.

Weekly jobless claims, which have moved stubbornly higher for the past two weeks, are reported at 8:30 a.m. Economists expect to see 478,000 claims, down from last week's 484,000. The Philadelphia Fed survey and leading indicators are released at 10 a.m.