Columbus Day: Which markets are closed?


Land ahoy! Which markets are open on Columbus Day?

Some U.S. financial markets will be open, and some closed, on Monday, Oct 14 in tact of a sovereign holiday Columbus Day.

The New York Stock Exchange and a NASDAQ will both be open unchanging hours. The subsequent time a U.S. batch marketplace will be sealed for a holiday is Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov 28.

In contrast, SIFMA, a Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, has endorsed that a bond marketplace be closed.

Some investors competence be blissful for a reprieve. Early Oct noted a misfortune start to a entertain given a tellurian financial predicament of 2008. The Dow Jones Industrial Average

DJIA, +0.60%

  is adult 12% for a year to date, a SP 500

SPX, +0.57%

  is adult some-more than 15%, and a Nasdaq

COMP, +0.63%

 has popped scarcely 18%. All 3 indexes are prosaic to reduce compared to this time a year ago, however. But volatility, totalled by an metric

VIX, +1.50%

  mostly called a “fear index,” is adult scarcely 25% over a past month.

While there have been glimmers of hope, including an uptick in early trade on Wednesday, many financier courtesy stays pinned on a outcome of high-level U.S.-China trade talks this week and an approaching interest-rate cut by a Federal Reserve after in a month.

See: Here’s how to play a trade fight with ETFs

The longer financier nerves sojourn jangled, a some-more doubts climb into a market. “This is serious,” wrote Deutsche Bank Chief Economist Torsten Slok after a recover of gloomy production numbers progressing in a month. “There is no finish in steer to this slowdown, a retrogression risk is real.”

Technical merchant Mark Newton agreed. “Near-term patterns are flourishing some-more negative; stabilization is indispensable earlier than later,” Newton pronounced Wednesday morning.

That competence seem to be a vigilance from other segments of a markets as well. The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield

TMUBMUSD10Y, +2.87%

  is behind to a lowest turn of a year, only a few basement points above a all-time low. Investors are grabbing protected havens like gold

GCZ19, -0.77%

 , that has gained 15% this year, and cash, account flows of that are also about 15% aloft for a year.

Related: Investors are loading adult on cash. That’s not a good sign.

Andrea Riquier reports on housing and banking from MarketWatch’s New York newsroom. Follow her on Twitter @ARiquier.

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