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What are the holidays for the NYSE stock market?

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The New York Stock Exchange is closed for official U.S. holidays or in the event of a major disruption. Most U.S. exchanges follow the same schedule as the NYSE.

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The NYSE and NYSE MKT are open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, as of February 2015. The NYSE observes the following holidays in 2015: New Year's Day (January 1), Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 19), Washington's Birthday (February 16), Good Friday (April 3), Memorial Day (May 25), Independence Day (Observed July 3), Labor Day (September 7), Thanksgiving Day (November 26) and Christmas (December 25).

The NYSE observes the following holidays in 2016: New Year's Day (January 1), Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 18), Washington's Birthday (February 15), Good Friday (March 25), Memorial Day (May 3), Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day (September 5), Thanksgiving Day (November 24) and Christmas (Observed December 26).

The NYSE closes early at 1:00 p.m. on the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 27, 2015 and November 25, 2016. The NYSE also closes early at 1:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, 2015.

In addition to these holidays, the NYSE may also close due to inclement weather or national emergencies.

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