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Note These Upcoming 2020 & 2021 Trading Holidays

As a trader, it’s important to pay attention to trading holidays. You probably want to avoid volatile or slow conditions that can occur on or around holidays. The following information focuses on CME Group equity products such as the E-mini S&P. If you would like to know the hours associated with other exchanges (NYBOT/ICE, NYMEX, […]

Trading Holiday Reminder: May 28 is Memorial Day

Monday, May 28 is Memorial Day. Markets like the E-mini S&P 500 will observe different hours, so be sure to check the official CME calendar. On Memorial Day, the E-mini will halt at 1 p.m. ET and reopen the same day at 6 p.m. ET. Essentially, the E-mini shuts down for about five hours. The […]

End of Year Holiday Trading Schedule

We’re now in December, so that means you need to be aware of upcoming holidays and the end of year holiday trading schedule. CME Group, the organization that oversees futures markets like the E-mini S&P, has released a 2017 CME Globex Trading Schedule. The schedule lists observed holidays in 2017. Each holiday notice is provided […]

7 Holiday Trading Tips

Trading the E-mini and other markets during the holidays can be tricky. Markets range can easily range from too little to too much volatility, among other things. To keep you on track this year, here are our top tips for your favorite future, commodity, or currency. 1. Big market movers are often on vacation. The […]

7 Tips for Trading During the Holidays

Day trading the E-Mini, futures and currencies at the end of the year can be tricky for a number of reasons. The follow tips will keep you on track trading the E-Mini or your favorite commodity or currency. 1. Traders who act as the underlying force behind the big moves are on vacation. Therefore, the […]