What Days Are the Stock Market Closed?


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The stock market is closed on Saturday and Sunday and does not allow trading to occur before 9:30 a.m. and after 4 p.m. Eastern Time Monday through Friday. The stock market also observes certain U.S. holidays, including New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Good Friday.

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The New York Stock Exchange stock market also operates different hours on the day after Thanksgiving and on December 24th, with the market closing at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on both of those days. The NYSE Arca Equities follows the same holiday schedule but has different operational hours due to an extended trading day schedule.

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