REPORT: U.S. Stock and Bond Market to Remain Closed for Second Day


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The U.S. stock market will be closed again tomorrow along with the bond market because of dangerous weather conditions caused by Hurricane Sandy.

The NYSE Euronext ( NYX ) and Nasdaq OMX's (Nasdaq: NDAQ) equity trading closures, follows the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's move to close bond trading for all dollar-denominated fixed income securities.

Flooding and high winds have crippled the Atlantic states.

Stock market trading closures on consecutive days because of fierce weather conditions hasn't happened since a brutal snow blizzard back in 1888.

50-Year History of NYSE Closures

SEP 11-14, 2001

Closed after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center

SEP 27, 1985

Hurricane Gloria

JUL 14, 1977

Power blackout in New York City

FEB 10, 1969

Winter snowstorm

NOV 25, 1963

President John F. Kennedy's funeral

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