As cryptocurrencies are traded in a different market than stocks, crypto markets are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This means you can place an order at nearly any time, day or night, and also means if you hold any cryptocurrency, your portfolio value will change constantly, not just during regular stock exchange hours.

On Public, you can invest in cryptocurrency almost 24 hours a day - there are two maintenance periods where your crypto trades may not go through.

Daily maintenance period:

5:30 - 6:05 PM ET

There is a brief maintenance period that takes place every day from 5:30-6:05 PM ET every day.

Morning maintenance period:

5:00 - 8:00 AM ET

For a brief period of time each Tues-Sat morning (usually 1-2 hours from 5-8 AM ET), our system ensures buying power is updated.

Crypto trading during this window may be limited (usually allowing only 1 trade during the window), in order to ensure buying power is accurate and you do not overbuy. This limitation is lifted at the end of the window. We are also working on improving this system and expect this window to go away early next year.

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