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Is the Stock Market Open or Close on Veterans Day?

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The stock market is certainly open on Wednesday, Nov. 11, which is when Veterans Day is noticed in the U.S.

However it’s pretty much alone.

The post office, most banks, and many colleges will likely be closed for Veterans Day, as will many private companies. Actually, the bond markets are closed on Wednesday, too.

Stocks, nevertheless, will trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq Stock Market at their normal hours for Veterans Day.

The next is a schedule of all stock market and bond market holidays for 2021.

Also Read: Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Market Vacation’s (2021)

Date Vacation NYSE Nasdaq Bond markets
Wednesday, Jan. 1 New Yr’s Day Closed Closed Closed
Monday, Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closed Closed Closed
Monday, Feb. 17 President’s Day/Washington’s Birthday Closed Closed Closed
Thursday, April 9 Maunday Thursday Open Open Early shut
(2 p.m.)
Friday, April 10 Good Friday Closed Closed Closed
Friday, May 22 Friday Before Memorial Day Open Open Early shut
(2 p.m.)
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day
Closed
Closed
Closed
Memorial Day Closed Closed Closed
Friday, July 3 Independence Day Closed Closed Closed
Monday, Sept. 7 Labor Day Closed Closed Closed
Monday, Oct. 12 Columbus Open Open Closed
Wednesday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day Open Open Closed
Thursday, Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Day Closed Closed Closed
Friday, Nov. 27 Day After Thanksgiving Early shut
(1 p.m.)
Early shut
(1 p.m.)
Early shut
(1 p.m.)
Thursday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Early shut
(1 p.m.)
Early shut
(1 p.m.)
Early shut
(1 p.m.)
Friday, Dec. 25
Christmas Day
Christmas Closed Closed Closed
Thursday, Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve Open Open Early shut
(2 p.m.)

Stock Market Vacation Observations

With regards to the stock and bond markets alike, if a vacation falls on a weekend, market closures are dictated by two guidelines:

  • If the vacation falls on a Saturday, the market will shut on the previous Friday.
  • If the vacation falls on a Sunday, the market will shut on the subsequent Monday.

Stock and Bond Market Hours

The “core trading” stock market hours for the NYSE and Nasdaq are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. Nonetheless, each exchange provide premarket trading hours between 4 and 9:30 a.m., in addition to late trading hours between 4 and eight p.m.

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Bond markets usually trade between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The stock markets shut at 1 p.m. on early-closure days; bond markets shut early at 2 p.m.

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