Changes in Trading Schedule due to Presidents’ Day
On February 18, 2019 US citizens celebrate Presidents' Day. Originally people were honoring the legacy of George Washington and now they are supposed to pay respects to all American presidents that followed. However, it is a less political holiday nowadays. It is rather an extra opportunity to skip work and shop.
Car dealers and big department stores are all over it. While they are luring people into impulsive purchases there are some changes in the trading schedule:
The market for trading XAU, XAG, WTI, BRN, Platinum, Palladium closes at 20:00 (MT Time).
The market for US Stocks is closed.
Make sure you manage your finances wisely and while the markets are closed learn some interesting facts about US Presidents.