Is the Stock Market Open Today? Here Are the Black Friday Hours.

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Fresh off Thanksgiving, many Americans may be looking for deals on Black Friday—investors planning to trade on U.S. exchanges. Here’s what you need to know before trying to make changes to your portfolio.

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Is the stock market closed on Black Friday?

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No, New York Stock Exchange And this Nasdaq Will open on Black Friday. But you have to get your trades in early, as both close at 1 PM Eastern.

US bond market and US over-the-counter market will close at 2 pm

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Are foreign stock exchanges open on Black Friday?

The Toronto Stock Exchange, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, London Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange will all be open on Black Friday.

How has the stock market performed in the past on Black Friday?

From 2001 to 2020, the performance of the S&P 500 on Black Friday was mixed, ending only half-time. The index rose more than 1% on three Black Fridays in 2001, 2007 and 2012 – while it slipped 1.7% on “retail holidays” in 2009.

What does Black Friday mean for retailers?

Investors have been optimistic about the holiday season. many retailers Have had to learn to take advantage of the pandemic for their physical reserves—and they’ve seen a rise in brick-and-mortar purchases.

Last week, after retail giant Walmart (ticker: WMT) reported third-quarter earnings and sales that beat Wall Street estimates, the company raised its fiscal year guidance. Home Depot (HD) also reported third-quarter earnings that beat earnings expectations, thanks to continued interest in home improvements amid a strong housing market.

Retail stocks have performed fairly well so far this year: The SPDR S&P Retail Exchange Traded Fund (XRT) is up nearly 60%, while the S&P 500 is up about 25%. NS Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETFs (RCDs), which are equally weighted so that price movements are not affected by any single stock. has risen by about 30%.

Is the stock market open on Cyber ​​Monday?

Yes. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will return to normal trading hours and open at 9:30 a.m. on November 29, or Cyber ​​Monday, when many retailers plan to offer special discounts online.

The US bond market and US over-the-counter market will also resume regular hours of operation.

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