Is the stock market open today, Columbus Day 2013?
With the government shut down, a lot of folks are watching the stock market very closely. And if you are one of those people, you can watch today, Columbus Day. It is NOT a stock market holiday. The stock market will be open during its regular hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.
Below is a list of stock market holidays for 2013:
2013 Market Holidays Date
New Year's Day January 1, 2013
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 21, 2013
President's Day February 18, 2013
Good Friday March 29, 2013
Memorial Day May 27, 2013
Independence Day July 4, 2013
Labor Day September 2, 2013
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 28, 2013
Christmas Wednesday, December 25, 2013
As you can see, Columbus Day is not among the stock market holidays. So you can play the stock market and watch your favorite stocks and mutual funds to your heart's content on Columbus Day 2013, Monday, October 14.
The fall is traditionally a tumultuous time for the stock market, so undoubtedly a lot of folks will be watching very closely when the stock market opens today.