Presidents Day Trading Hours & Holiday Calendar

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Presidents’ Day Trading Hours & Holiday Calendar

Are US stock markets closed on Presidents day Monday Feb 18th, 2013 ? 

Yes US stock markets are closed Monday February 18th , 2013

Are Canadian Stock Markets closed on President’s day ?

Canada does not have president’s day but the Canadian stock markets are closed for Family Day for Monday Feb. 18th, 2013

How do US Stock Markets perform before and after Presidents day?

The average pre-holiday results for 50 years , based on S&P 500 index look like this

buy 2 days before , sell at year end ( return of -0.1%)

buy 1 day before President’s Day , sell at year end ( return 12.2% )

President’s Day %’s   are usually down the following 3 days on S&P , DJIA , Nasdaq and Russell 2k

For you Numbers geeks here is some data on past Holidays

 

CME & CBOT Equity Products

Friday, Feb 15

    • 1615 CT – Regular close

Sunday, Feb 17

    • 1700 CT – Regular open for trade date Tuesday, Feb 19*

Monday, Feb 18

    • 0615 CT – Regular open – USD – Ibovespa Futures open for trade date Tuesday, Feb 19
    • 1030 CT – Trading halt
      • Order entry, modification and cancellation allowed
    • 1700 CT – Halted products resume trading
      • Exception: USD- Ibovespa Futures will remain closed until its scheduled opening of 0615 CT on Tuesday

Tuesday, Feb 19

    • 1615 CT – Regular close

 

CME & CBOT Interest Rate & FX Products

Friday, Feb 15

    • 1515 CT – Early close

Sunday, Feb 17

    • 1700 CT – Regular open for trade date Tuesday, Feb 19*

Monday, Feb 18

    • 1200 CT – Trading halt
      • Order entry, modification and cancellation allowed
    • 1700 CT – Halted products resume trading

Tuesday, Feb 19

    • 1600 CT – Regular close

 

CBOT, KCBT, MGEX Grain & Agricultural Products

Friday, Feb 15

    • Regular close – Per each product schedule

Note: Grain pre-opening between 1430/1440 – 1600 CT

Sunday, Feb 17

    • 1600 CT – Grain markets pre–open for trade date Tuesday, Feb 19*

Monday, Feb 18

    • 1900 CT – Grain markets open for trade date Tuesday, Feb 19

Tuesday, Feb 19

    • 0700 CT – MGEX Apple Juice – Regular open

Regular close – Per each product schedule.

2013 – Stock Market Holidays
All Major US Stock Exchanges
Date
New Year’s Day
January 1, 2013
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 21, 2013
Washington’s Birthday
(Presidents’ Day)
February 18, 2013
Good Friday
March 29, 2013
Memorial Day
May 27, 2013
Independence Day *
July 4, 2013 *
Labor Day
September 2, 2013
Thanksgiving Day *
November 28, 2013 *
Christmas Day *
December 25, 2013 *
Early Closings

* The NYSE, NYSE AMEX and NASDAQ will close trading early (at 1:00 PM ET) on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Friday, November 29, 2013 (the day after Thanksgiving) and Tuesday, December 24, 2013.

Stock Market Holiday Calendar
2013 Holiday Market Stock – US

 

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