Wall Street on Thursday is looking forward to a farewell to a pandemic-stricken year in the last trading day of 2020.
U.S. stock markets, energy
and gold futures
will be open for the full trading day on New Year’s Eve, while the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association recommends a 2 p.m. close for trading in bonds, including the 10-year Treasury note
Most global financial markets will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day.