Business events scheduled for Friday

Major business and economic events scheduled for Friday:

All times are Eastern.

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for June, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for June, 8:30 a.m.

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General Electric Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

STOCKHOLM — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson presents its second-quarter earnings report.

STOCKHOLM — Home appliance maker Electrolux releases its second-quarter earnings report.

STOCKHOLM — Truck and bus maker AB Volvo presents its second-quarter earnings.