Is the Stock Market Open on Independence Day? [UPDATED 2022]

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No. The major U.S. stock markets are CLOSED on Independence Day.

Both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq are closed in observance of Independence Day every year. As always, if any other markets are open on this day, please be cautious while trading on a U.S. market holiday due to lower trading volume and, thereby, lower liquidity. Click here for a list of all market holidays.

Independence Day/Fourth of July
2022: Monday, July 4
2023: Tuesday, July 4*
2024: Thursday, July 4*

**The stock market will also close early at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Monday, July 3, 2023, and Wednesday, July 3, 2024.

When is Independence Day?

Independence Day is observed annually on the 4th day of July. The next Independence Day holiday will take place on Monday, July 4, 2022.

When Is the Stock Market Closed for Independence Day?

The markets will always be completely closed on Independence Day every year. In 2022, the market will be closed for the full day (from 9:30 a.m. EST until 4:00 p.m. EST) on July 4, 2022. The U.S. stock market will reopen as normal the following week on Monday at 9:30 a.m. EST and close at 4:00 p.m. EST.

Normal market hours are 9:30 a.m. EST through 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday of every week. Following Independence Day, the next market holiday (causing the markets to close) will be in observance of Labor Day.

Other than Independence Day, there are nine holidays when the stock markets are closed including Memorial Day, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Juneteenth, Christmas Day, Labor Day, President’s Day, and Good Friday. If any of these holidays occurs over the weekend, the stock market closes on the Monday after or Friday before.

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