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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