Investors will get some time off from the stock market on both Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, but don't call it a perfect four-day weekend.
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In 2020, the stock market is closed all day on Thursday, Nov. 26, to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. It will reopen on Black Friday at its regular time, but it will be a shortened trading day. Stocks will stop trading at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27.
The bond market is in the same boat, closing on Thanksgiving Day and opening for a partial session (closing at 2 p.m.) on Black Friday.
The following is a schedule of all stock market and bond market holidays for 2019. Please note that regular trading hours for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq Stock Market are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern on weekdays. The stock markets close at 1 p.m. on early-closure days; bond markets close early at 2 p.m.2020 Market Holidays DateHoliday NYSE Nasdaq Bond Markets Wednesday, Jan. 1 New Year's Day Closed Closed Closed Monday, Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closed Closed Closed Monday, Feb. 17 Presidents' Day/Washington's Birthday Closed Closed Closed Thursday, April 9 Maundy Thursday Open Open Early close
(2 p.m.) Friday, April 10 Good Friday Closed Closed Closed Friday, May 22 Friday Before Memorial Day Open Open Early close
(2 p.m.) Monday, May 25 Memorial Day Closed Closed Closed Thursday, July 2 Day Before Independence Day Open Open Early close
(2 p.m.) Friday, July 3 Independence Day (Observed) Closed Closed Closed Monday, Sept. 7 Labor Day Closed Closed Closed Monday, Oct. 12 Columbus Day Open Open Closed Wednesday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day Open Open Closed Thursday, Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Day Closed Closed Closed