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7 Misconceptions about Stock Market Trading Hours and Holidays

January 13, 2023 alan-reed

When I started TradingHours.com back in 2015, I had no idea how complicated it was to accurately tra...

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Trading Days Per Year

December 25, 2022 tradinghours

The number of active trading days per year varies based on a number of factors. The number matters b...

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How Trading Hours Vary by Region

September 11, 2022 tradinghours

Most markets in the west operate on a Monday to Friday schedule. Their open hours vary widely from f...

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Is the Stock Market Closed for Good Friday?

August 31, 2022 tradinghours

Good Friday is not an official Federal Holiday in the United States or even a typical bank holiday. ...

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NYSE vs NASDAQ: What's the difference?

August 31, 2022 tradinghours

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quot...

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Is the Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth?

August 31, 2022 tradinghours

As of 2022, the New York Stock Exchange is closes for Juneteenth. Juneteenth officially became a US ...

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Saudi Stock Market Changes Trading Hours

August 29, 2022 tradinghours

Previously, the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) opened at 11:00 AM and closed at 3:30 PM local time i...

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Options Strategies Guide

August 29, 2022 tradinghours

There are 4 fundamental components of options trading: buying puts, selling puts, buying calls, and ...

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History of the Stock Market Bell

August 28, 2022 tradinghours

Stock exchanges are steeped in tradition. One such traditional is ringing a bell to signify the star...

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German Stock Exchanges Explained

August 25, 2022 tradinghours

Germany used to be a fragmented country in over 300 entities, varying in size and form. This fostere...

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NYSE Historical Trading Schedules

August 25, 2022 tradinghours

Most people know the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ are open Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 4:...

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Updating Web Browser Settings

August 25, 2022 tradinghours

TradingHours.com can show desktop alerts and play a bell sound when markets open or close. These are...

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11 Events that Caused the NYSE to Close

January 4, 2021 tradinghours

The NYSE is remarkably punctual. Since 1985, the NYSE has been open Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to...

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$1 Trillion Club: 16 Stock Exchanges with Market Cap Over $1 Trillion

March 6, 2016 tradinghours

There are hundreds of stock exchanges around the world. These exchanges range from multi-trillion do...

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What is a Stock Index?

March 6, 2016 tradinghours

A stock market index (or simply stock index) is a group of specially selected stocks used to measure...

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What is Day Trading?

March 6, 2016 tradinghours

Day Trading is when someone tries to make a profit by rapidly trading many securities with positions...

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What is Euronext NV?

March 6, 2016 tradinghours

Euronext NV is the largest stock exchange in Europe with individual exchanges in Amsterdam, Brussels...

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What is Market Capitalization?

March 6, 2016 tradinghours

What is Market Cap of Market Capitalization? Market Cap is equal to the total number of shares times...

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After Hours Trading Explained

March 6, 2016 tradinghours

After-hours trading (some times abbreviated as AHT) refers to buying or selling securities outside o...

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