The day before Independence Day (July 3rd) is not an official holiday. However, the stock market has a tradition of closing at 1:00 PM on that day. When a stock market holiday falls on a Saturday, the market will be closed on the preceding Friday. When a stock market holiday falls on a Sunday, Early Closings * The NYSE, NYSE AMEX and NASDAQ will close early at 1:00 PM ET on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The NYSE, NYSE AMEX and NASDAQ will close trading early (at 1:00 PM ET) on Friday, November 29, 2019 (the day after Thanksgiving). Stock Market Holiday Calendar 2019 Holiday Market Stock - US. Crossing Session orders will be accepted beginning at 1:00 p.m. for continuous executions until 1:30 p.m. on these dates, and NYSE American Equities, NYSE Arca Equities, NYSE Chicago, and NYSE National late trading sessions will close at 5:00 pm. All times are Eastern Time.