The Tell: July 4th: Which markets are closed?

U.S. financial markets will be closed early on Monday and completely shut down on Tuesday in observance of July Fourth. Other global markets will operate on normal schedule, however, trading volumes are expected to be lower.

Next week marks the beginning of a new month, new quarter and the start of the second half of the year. U.S. equity markets will enter the second half with solid gains, as the S&P 500 SPX, +0.15% is up 8% since the start of the year.

Bond markets also did well, with Treasury prices up, and yields on benchmark long-dated bonds down 20 basis points since the start of the year.

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