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Labor Day / Labour Day trading schedule in the US and Canada

WASHINGTON – Labor Day (Labour Day in Canada) looms ahead. It’s scheduled to arrive, as usual, on the 1stMonday in September, which, in 2020 happens to fall (no pun intended) a bit late this year, on September 7, 2020. Labor Day / Labour Day is the annual holiday that for most Americans marks the official end ...

Labor Day: An early foundation for the advancement of American Socialism

WASHINGTON: As we enjoy the three day holiday weekend to celebrate Labor Day, many are not fully aware of how this official federal holiday was created. In reality, Labor Day is not about labor union officials harmonizing with the government. It was not to honor the efforts of those who labored day in and day ...

In heaven there is no beer; that’s why we drink it here

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2015 − One of our Facebook friends (we won’t say which one) recently posted an amusing YouTube video. It was apparently recorded earlier this year as an April Fool’s Day item by a pair of fun-loving German beer aficionados who post as “Die BierProbierer” (“The BeerTester”). This should give you a clue about what follows. ...

Labor Day holiday trading hours on U.S., Canadian exchanges

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2015 – We’re back briefly this morning to remind you this morning that we have a national holiday—Labor Day—coming up on Monday. Given the violent whipsaw action we’ve seen in market over the past two weeks, we didn’t notice this incoming holiday until just this morning. Given that trading will remain crazy, ...

Revive the American spirit and make America great again

WASHINGTON, September 2, 2015 — The U.S.A. is in a funk this Labor Day weekend. Americans are deeply divided over key issues, each side so steadfast in its position that the spirit of compromise seems no longer possible. It’s been almost 10 years since the economy had annual growth rate exceeding 3 percent. During that period, Americans seem ...

Labor Day and its link to Socialism

SAN JOSE, September 1, 2014 —  Labor Day was not just created as a nice idea by labor union officials to honor the efforts of those who labored; it was born from the heat and intense political friction of the summer of 1894. Although the first Labor Day parade in New York City on September ...