All US markets are closed today in celebration of July 4 holiday

July 3, 2020

USA (July 3)  Similar to NYSE and NASDAQ, the bond market is not open today July 3, 2020. It is closed in observance of Independence Day. In fact, the bond market recognizes the holiday with a short-day schedule the day before the observed holiday.

Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 244 years ago on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire. The Congress actually voted to declare independence two days earlier, on July 2.

Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.

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