24 Hour Trading: A Minute-by-minute Schedule of Daily Trading Updates & Events

Successful trading has never been a 9 to 5 job. But today, more than ever, the investing world really does run around the clock.

To help you make the most of your time, and make sure you don’t miss out on any of the day’s events, we’ve compiled a schedule containing of all the essential trading events throughout the day. Keep in mind the Forex market is open 24 hours a day, so while you’re sleeping someone is still trading out there. From market schedules to day-end recaps this schedule has got you covered.

For simplicity issues this schedule is based off of Eastern Standard Time (EST). To convert this to your local time, try using The World Clock or Time Zone Converter.

12:00 Midnight

1:00 AM

2:00 AM

3:00 AM

4:00 AM

  • 4:00 – Tokyo Forex market closes
  • 4:00 – CNBC’s World Wide Exchange (TV): Delivers an in-depth analysis of trends and global events that affect traders. Contains guests and reports from all over the world.
  • 4:00 – Swiss Stock Exchange opens

5:00 AM

6:00 AM

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

12:00 Noon

1:00 PM

  • 1:00 – CNN’s In the Money (TV, Sat. Only): Breaks down the business news of the week and shows you how it impacts your bottom line.

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

  • 5:00 – New York Forex market closes
  • 5:00 – Sydney Forex market opens

6:00 PM

  • 6:00 – Bloomberg’s Evening Edition (TV): Recaps the day’s business and political stories focusing on their significance to traders.
  • 6:00 – CNBC’s Mad Money (TV): Popular stock analyst and money manager Jim Cramer gives his take on the days trades and interacts with viewers.
  • 6:30 – NPR’s Marketplace (Radio): Nationally syndicated radio program that provides a run-down of the day’s market performance as well as the major events that affect markets

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

10:00 PM

11:00 PM