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Stock Market Trading Hours: What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?

Michael DeSenne, Executive Editor, Kiplinger.com
Regular trading hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, but the major U.S. stock exchanges close early on certain days ahead of or just after market holidays.

Regular trading hours for the U.S. stock market including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq Stock Market are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time on weekdays (except stock market holidays). On early-closure days, typically right before or right after a market holiday, regular stock trading ends at 1 p.m. ET. There are no regular trading hours for stocks on weekends.

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2019 Stock Market Holiday Trading Hours

DateHolidayNYSENasdaq
Tuesday, Jan. 1 New Year's Day Closed Closed
Monday, Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closed Closed
Monday, Feb. 18 Presidents' Day/Washington's Birthday Closed Closed
Thursday, April 18 Maundy Thursday Open Open
Friday, April 19 Good Friday Closed Closed
Friday, May 24 Friday Before Memorial Day Open Open
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day Closed Closed
Wednesday, July 3 Day Before Independence Day Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day Closed Closed
Monday, Sept. 2 Labor Day Closed Closed
Monday, Oct. 14 Columbus Day Open Open
Monday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day Open Open
Thursday, Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Day Closed Closed
Friday, Nov. 29 Day After Thanksgiving Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Tuesday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Wednesday, Dec. 25 Christmas Day Closed Closed
Tuesday, Dec. 31 New Year's Eve Open Open

Stock Market Holiday Observations

When a holiday falls on a weekend, market closures are dictated by two rules:

  • If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the market will close on the preceding Friday.
  • If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the market will close on the subsequent Monday.

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