re: New Year’s Holiday – None this year for US Stock Markets

2010 2011
New Year’s Day January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 18 January 17
Washington’s Birthday/Presidents’ Day* February 15* February 21*
Good Friday April 2 April 22
Memorial Day May 31 May 30
Independence Day July 5 (observed) July 4
Labor Day September 6 September 5
Thanksgiving Day** November 25*** November 24****
Christmas December 24 (observed) December 26 (observed)

New Years’ Day (January 1) in 2011 falls on a Saturday. The rules of the applicable exchanges state that when a holiday falls on a Saturday, we observe the preceding Friday unless the Friday is the end of a monthly or yearly accounting period. In this case, Friday, December 31, 2010 is the end of both a monthly and yearly accounting period; therefore the exchanges will be open that day and the following Monday.

European Markets
The European markets of NYSE Euronext are open from Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CET , except on the following days:
European Markets 2010
New Year’s Day January 1
Good Friday April 2
Easter Monday April 5
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