Stock Market Holidays 2013: When the Exchanges Are Shuttered, and When They Close Early

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The global economy is a perpetual motion machine, but U.S. stock exchanges do take breaks: Independence Day is one of nine holidays on which the markets are shuttered (in addition to the weekends). And on Wednesday, the markets will close early, at 1 p.m.

Here's the complete list of stock exchange closing for 2013:

New Year's DayTuesday, Jan. 1, 2013
Martin Luther King Jr. DayMonday, Jan. 21, 2013
Presidents DayMonday, Feb. 18, 2013
Good FridayFriday, March 29, 2013
Memorial DayMonday, May 27, 2013
Independence DayThursday, July 4, 2013
Labor DayMonday, Sept. 2, 2013
Thanksgiving DayThursday, Nov. 28, 2013
ChristmasWednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

In addition, markets close early at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, Friday, Nov. 29, and Tuesday, Dec. 24.
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