What holidays affect my trading schedule?

Platforms that use CTS, Rithmic, and Tradestation data will follow CME protocol on holidays and will often not clear trades to differentiate between different trading dates. This means that two trading days can be combined into one. P&L calculations will not reset and those two days will only count as one trading day. 

TSTrader™ will clear trades during holidays. This means that everything will process for each trading day like normal.

Please note that Funded Account® and Premium Funded Accounts are restricted from trading on holidays with shortened market hours. Topstep will send email notifications for holidays with shortened market trading sessions with shortened days as a courtesy.

Please see below for more information regarding specific holidays and if trades will be cleared. If you would like to see this in the calendar form please click here.

2021 Holiday Trading Hours:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15 - 19)
    • Monday, January 18: All positions must be closed by 12:00 PM CT. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT.
  • President’s Day (February 12 - 16)
    • Monday, February 15: All positions must be closed by 12:00 PM CT. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT.
  • Good Friday (April 1 - 5)
    • Friday, April 2: Markets Closed. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT on Sunday, April 4.
  • Memorial Day (May 28 - June 1)
    • Monday, May 31: All positions must be closed by 12:00 PM CT. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT. 
  • Independence Day (July 2 - 5)
    • Friday, July 2: Normal Hours
    • Monday, July 5: All positions must be closed by 12:00 PM CT. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT. 
  • Labor Day (September 3 - 7)
    • Monday, September 6: All positions must be closed by 12:00 PM CT. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT.
  • Thanksgiving (November 24 - 26)
    • Thursday, November 25: All positions must be closed by 12:00 PM CT. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT.
    • Friday, November 26: All positions must be closed by 12:00 PM CT. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT on Sunday, November 28.
  • Christmas (December 23 - 27)
    • Friday, December 24: Markets Closed. You may reopen positions after 5:00 PM CT on Sunday, December 26. 
  • New Year’s (December 30 - January 3)
    • Friday, December 31: Normal Hours

Holiday Calendar:

Please note the view can be toggled to Week, Month, or Agenda options. 

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