Is the stock market open on Memorial Day? What to know about trading over the holiday
Memorial Day is considered a U.S. stock market holiday, which means the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange will be closed Monday, May 29.
The holiday, one of a dozen recognized federal holidays, honors members of the U.S. military who died while serving in the armed forces. The Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange will close at 4 p.m. Eastern on Friday and reopen Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
Most commercial banks and other financial institutions will also be closed or have modified hours on Monday. The U.S. bond market will also close early on Friday at 2 p.m. and be closed Monday.
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The next U.S. stock market holiday will be June 19 for Juneteenth.
What days are the stock market closed?
Here’s a full list of the upcoming holidays observed by U.S. stock markets:
- Memorial Day on May 29
- Juneteenth on June 19
- Independence Day on July 4
- Labor Day on Sept. 4
- Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 23
- Christmas Day on Dec. 25
- New Year’s Day 2024 on Jan. 1
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 15
- Presidents’ Day on Feb. 19
- Good Friday on March 29
Markets also close early at 1 p.m. the day before Independence Day, Black Friday and Christmas Eve. Markets will not close early on Christmas Eve this year because it falls on a Sunday, when markets are closed.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Is the stock market open on Memorial Day? What to know about trading over the holiday