Stock Market Holidays

The two major U.S. stock exchanges are the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange, or NYSE. Combined, they are what most people refer to as the "stock market."

Here's a look at the stock market holidays for 2015, when the exchanges will either be closed or otherwise not follow their usual 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. trading hours:

Date Holiday New York Stock Exchange Nasdaq
Jan. 1 New Year's Day Closed Closed
Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closed Closed
Feb. 16 Presidents Day Closed Closed
April 3 Good Friday Closed Closed
May 25 Memorial Day Closed Closed
July 3 Independence Day (observed) Closed Closed
Sept. 7 Labor Day Closed Closed
Nov. 26 Thanksgiving (U.S) Closed Closed
Nov. 27 Day after Thanksgiving Market close at 1 p.m. Market close at 1 p.m.
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Market close at 1 p.m. Market close at 1 p.m.
Dec. 25 Christmas Day Closed Closed

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