Is The Stock Market Open On Black Friday? - SPDR S&P 500 (ARCA:SPY)

Is The Stock Market Open On Black Friday? - SPDR S&P 500 (ARCA:SPY)

On Thursday, Nov. 24, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and U.S. bond markets were closed in observance of Thanksgiving. For Black Friday on Nov. 25, Wall Street and the bond markets will be open; however, the trading day will end early, with the stock market closing at 1 p.m. EST, and the bond market closing at 2 p.m. EST. Why does the stock market close early on Black Friday? Is it really to give investors a chance to scoop …