Is the Stock Market Open Today?

No, today, Saturday, October 16, 2021, the US stock market is closed right now.

Tomorrow, Sunday, October 17, 2021, the US stock market will also be closed.

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Common Questions

What time does the stock market open?

The U.S. stock market opens for normal trading hours at 9:30am eastern time. This includes the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ.

What time does premarket trading start?

The premarket starting time varies based on the exchange and your stock brokerage platform.

For example, Fidelity, a popular brokerage, starts their premarket hours at 7:00am eastern time. Another notable mention is Webull, which has one of the earliest premarket starting times at 4:00am eastern time.

What time does the stock market close?

Normal trading hours for the stock market ends at 4:00pm eastern time. Exceptions exist in the form of half days where normal trading hours ends at 1:00pm eastern time. There are only a tiny handful of these, at most, each year. For more details, check out our calendar list of upcoming stock market holidays and half days below.

Is the stock market open on weekends?

No, the stock market is not open on Saturday or Sunday. Other markets, like the futures market, may be open though.

Is the stock market open on New Years Day?

Generally speaking, no, the stock market is not open on New Years Day. Whether or not this is directly caused by the holiday depends on if New Years Day is on a weekday or not. If New Years Day is on a Saturday or Sunday, the stock market will be closed simply because it is the weekend. Otherwise, if New Years Day is on a weekday, the stock market will be closed on that day.

Is the stock market open on July 4th?

No, the stock market is not open on July 4th. Additionally, days surrounding July 4th may also be affected as well.

If July 4th falls between Tuesday and Friday, then July 3rd, the previous day, will be a half day with the stock market closing at 1:00pm eastern time.

If July 4th falls on a Saturday, then the stock market will be closed on July 3rd, a Friday.

If July 4th falls on a Sunday, then the stock market will be closed on July 5th, a Monday.

Is the stock market open on MLK Day?

No, the stock market is not open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Note that MLK day is always on the third Monday of January every year.

Is the stock market open on Labor Day?

No, the stock market is not open on Labor Day. Note that Labor day in the US is always on the first Monday of September every year.

Is the stock market open on Columbus Day?

Yes, the stock market is open on Columbus Day despite it being a federal holiday. Note that Columbus Day is always on the second Monday of October. Additionally, some locations may call this day Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Is the stock market open on Veterans Day?

Yes, the stock market is open on Veterans Day unless the holiday is on Saturday or Sunday, in which the stock market will be closed simply because it is the weekend. Note that Veterans Day is always on November 11th.

Is the stock market open on Black Friday?

Yes, the stock market is open for a half day, ending at 1:00pm eastern time, on Black Friday. Note that Thanksgiving is always on a Thursday and the Friday immediately afterwards is called Black Friday.

Upcoming Stock Market Holidays

Thursday

November 25, 2021

Thanksgiving Day

Closed

Friday

November 26, 2021

Day After Thanksgiving Day

Open, but closes early at 1:00pm ET

Friday

December 24, 2021

Christmas Day

Closed

Monday

January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Closed

Monday

February 21, 2022

Washington's Birthday

Closed

Friday

April 15, 2022

Good Friday

Closed

Monday

May 30, 2022

Memorial Day

Closed

Monday

June 20, 2022

Juneteenth National Independence Day

Closed

Monday

July 4, 2022

Independence Day

Closed

Monday

September 5, 2022

Labor Day

Closed

Thursday

November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving Day

Closed

Friday

November 25, 2022

Day After Thanksgiving Day

Open, but closes early at 1:00pm ET

Monday

December 26, 2022

Christmas Day

Closed

Monday

January 2, 2023

New Years Day

Closed

Monday

January 16, 2023

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Closed

Monday

February 20, 2023

Washington's Birthday

Closed

Friday

April 7, 2023

Good Friday

Closed

Monday

May 29, 2023

Memorial Day

Closed

Monday

June 19, 2023

Juneteenth National Independence Day

Closed

Monday

July 3, 2023

Day Before Independence Day

Open, but closes early at 1:00pm ET

Tuesday

July 4, 2023

Independence Day

Closed

Monday

September 4, 2023

Labor Day

Closed

Thursday

November 23, 2023

Thanksgiving Day

Closed

Friday

November 24, 2023

Day After Thanksgiving Day

Open, but closes early at 1:00pm ET

Monday

December 25, 2023

Christmas Day

Closed

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