This is just a quick reminder about the upcoming U.S. trading holiday, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. For those of you outside of the U.S., this holiday is called Independence Day. It’s also referred to as “July Fourth” or “Fourth of July.” On the day before (July 3), CME equities halt trading at 1:15 p.m. US/Eastern and resume at 6:00 p.m. US/Eastern. On the day of (July 4), markets will close early at 1:00 p.m. US/Eastern. This early July 4 halt applies to CME products such as E-mini and other markets categorized as equities, interest rates, FX, energy, metal, and DME products. These markets reopen at their regular times, at 6:00 p.m. US/Eastern the same day (July 4). Note that some of the agricultural markets are closed the entire days of July 3 and July 4. See the official CME holiday hours here.