US markets will take a break on Monday to observe the Christmas holidays.
There will be no trading in stocks or treasury bills because the equity and bond markets will be closed.
Futures markets for equities, metals and energy will also be closed.
Futures contracts will resume trading Monday at 6 p.m. ET.
End of Wall Street with broad gains for stocks on Friday, but that wasn’t enough to prevent the major indices from a third straight weekly loss.
|Me: DJI||DOW JONES AVERAGES||33203.93||+176.44||+0.53%|
|I: COMP||NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX||10497.862896||+21.74||+0.21%|
The S&P 500 reversed a 0.7% loss to close 0.6% higher. At one trading week in 2022, the benchmark is down 19.3% for the year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5% and the Nasdaq composite gained 0.2%.
A Commerce Department report showed consumer spending in the United States barely rose in November, while inflation slowed further.
Personal consumption expenditure (PCE) The price index, the Fed’s favorite gauge of inflation, rose 0.1% last month after rising 0.4% in October.
A benchmark survey showed that US consumers expect price pressures to ease significantly next year, with the one-year inflation outlook falling to an 18-month low in December.