Stock Market Holidays & Closures In 2017.
U.S. stock traders are enjoying a three-day weekend this week as the market will be closed on Monday, February 20th, in observance of President's Day. This President's Day will be one of nine stock market holidays in 2017.
The U.S. stock market never closes for holidays for more than a single full day at a time, even for major holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.Though this rule was briefly changed back in 2012 when the NYSE was shut down two days in a row following Hurricane Sandy.
The calendar below shows the full list of 2017 stock market holidays:
New Year’s Day, January 2nd, 2017.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16th, 2017.
Washington’s Birthday, February 20th, 2017.
Good Friday, April 14th, 2017.
Memorial Day, May 29th, 2017
Pre-Independence Day January 3rd, 2017 - Markets close at 1pm.
Independence Day, July 4th, 2017.
Labor Day, September 4th, 2017
Thanksgiving Day, November 25 (markets close at 1 p.m. on November 26)
Christmas, December 25th, 2017.