On July 4, U.S. stock markets get a breather

The U.S. markets close for nine major holidays a year, including Independence Day. Normally the two largest stock markets, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ, are open Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern. Both markets are closed on the weekends. But that doesn’t mean investing slows down, even a little. […]

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