Stock market hours are from 9:30am - 4:00pm US Eastern Time, Monday - Friday, excluding some holidays (check out the full list of “market holidays” here).

You can still place orders to buy or sell stock while the market is closed – those orders will be completed when the market re-open!

It’s important to know that even when the market is closed, the world spins on! News and trading can still happen “After-hours”, meaning that the price of a stock can be different at market close one day than it is at market open the next. This is especially important when it comes to pending orders since a stock you’ve placed an order for after the market has closed could cost more than you have in your Public account when the market re-opens.

There's quite a bit of information behind this, so check out our Guide to Understanding Stock Prices to learn more. And always feel free to give us a shout with any questions at all on the app’s Live Chat or via email at support@public.com! 😁

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