Stock markets plan to close in honor of the King holiday

June 1997
Jet;06/23/97, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p4
Reports on the announcement by the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Stock Market that they will close in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday starting in 1998. How they previously commemorated King.


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