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US Markets' Christmas Holiday Schedule

By December 2, 2007

The Christmas and New Year holidays cause markets all over the world to modify their trading schedules quite substantially, and often the exact opening and closing times of individual markets can be quite difficult to determine. Therefore, I am going to provide the holiday schedules for many of the most popular day trading markets, starting with the US markets Christmas schedule (the European and Asian markets will follow shortly) :

December 24th

  • CME Currency, Commodity, and Weather, Futures and Options : Close at 12:00 PM Central Time
  • CME Foreign Exchange, and Agricultural Futures and Options : Close at 12:15 PM Central Time
  • CBOT Full Size Agricultural Markets : Close at 12:00 PM Central Time
  • CBOT Mini Size Agricultural Markets : Close at 12:30 PM Central Time
  • CBOT Financial Markets : Close at 1:00 PM Central Time
  • CBOT Metal Commodity Markets : Close at regular time (day session)
  • NYSE Stock Markets : Close at 1:00 PM Eastern Time

December 25th

  • CME Markets : Closed
  • CBOT Markets : Closed
  • NYSE Markets : Closed
  • NASDAQ Markets : Closed

December 26th

  • CME Markets, except Agricultural Futures and Options : Open at 5:00 AM Central Time
  • CME Agricultural Futures and Options : Open at regular time
  • CBOT Agricultural Markets : Open at regular time
  • CBOT Financial Markets : Open at 6:00 AM Central Time
  • CBOT Metal Commodity Markets : Open at 6:15 AM Central Time
  • NYSE Markets : Open at regular time
  • NASDAQ Markets : Open at regular time

Comments
December 11, 2007 at 1:33 pm
(1) Day Trading Stock Tips And Articles says:

These types of articles are always useful as they impact everybody and are easy to understand. Thanks for posting them.

December 28, 2007 at 2:09 am
(2) yang(china) says:

I am learning the trading so your articles are very useful.Thank you.Happy new year!

December 30, 2007 at 10:50 am
(3) Day Trading Guide says:

Thank you both for your comments.

I am glad that you enjoy my articles and that you find them useful in your trading.

Happy New Year.

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