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    why is the stock market closed on Good Friday

    Wall Street is full of adages, superstitions, and myths - and that includes answers to the question: Why is the stock market closed on Good Friday?

    Good Friday is the only non-federal holiday when the NYSE closes. Rumor has it that it's closed due to serious crashes that occurred in the years it did open that day.

    But that's not the real story...

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Why Is the Stock Market Closed on Good Friday?

why is the stock market closed on Good Friday

Wall Street is full of adages, superstitions, and myths - and that includes answers to the question: Why is the stock market closed on Good Friday?

Good Friday is the only non-federal holiday when the NYSE closes. Rumor has it that it's closed due to serious crashes that occurred in the years it did open that day.

But that's not the real story...

Stock Market Closed Today for Washington’s Birthday – Not “Presidents’ Day”

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The stock market closed today, Feb. 16, as financial institutions observe Presidents’ Day – although the NYSE doesn’t call it that…

The holiday was originally established in 1885 to recognize President George Washington. It is observed Feb. 22, Washington’s actual date of birth.

Here’s how it came to be known as Presidents’ Day – and why the NYSE uses a different name…

Why the Stock Market Is Closed on Good Friday

Wall Street is full of adages, superstitions, and myths - and that includes the explanation of why the stock market is closed on Good Friday.

Good Friday is the only non-federal holiday when the NYSE closes. Rumor has it that it's closed due to serious crashes that occurred in the years it did open that day.

But that's not the real story...