A closer looks at NYSE closings throughout history





The New York Stock Exchange planned a rare shutdown Monday because of Hurricane Sandy. The last time the NYSE closed down for a weather-related event was on Sept. 27, 1985, for Hurricane Gloria. Here’s a look at other unusual NYSE closings throughout history.

Aug. 8 1885: Funeral of former President Ulysses S. Grant

Mar. 12-13, 1888: Blizzard of 1888

Nov. 25, 1899: Funeral of Vice-President Garret A. Hobart....



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