The markets and the New Year holiday

US markets will pause on Monday to observe the year-end and New Year holidays.

Investors and traders can breathe a sigh of relief after a brutal 2022 in the markets.

No stocks or bonds are traded. Stock and bond markets Closed.

Futures markets for stocks, metals and energy will also be closed.

S&P 500 Laps Worst Year Since 2008

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Wall Street with the NYSE in downtown New York City. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan/AP Newsroom)

Futures trading resumes Monday at 6:00 pm ET.

The US stock market ended Friday lower in its worst year since 2008.

ticker safety last Change change %
Me: DJI dow jones average 33147.25 -73.55 -0.22%
SP500 S&P 500 3839.5 -9.78 -0.25%
I:COMP NASDAQ Composite Index 10466.481665 -11.61 -0.11%

The S&P 500 fell 9.78 points (0.3%) to close at 3,839.50. The index saw him record a 5.9% loss in December.

The Dow fell 73.55 points (0.2%) to close at 33,147.25. The Nasdaq has him down 11.61 points (0.1%) to 10,466.48.

NYSE Trader

A trader working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig/AP Newsroom)

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2022 Returns:

Nasdaq Composite: -33%

S&P 500: -19%

Dow Jones Industrial Average: -8.8%

oil well at sunset

Hydraulic pump silhouette (iStock/iStock)

S&P Energy Sector Record 2022 Performance ‘Built on Losses of Others’

Crude oil prices closed around $80 on Friday, about $5 higher than at the beginning of the year. But while oil climbed above $120, energy stocks were the only 11 sectors in the S&P 500 to post gains, up 59%.

Consumer discretionary and communication services were down about 37% and 40% respectively.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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