Memorial Day 2021 is here, bringing with it a long weekend for U.S. traders and others.
Since it became a national holiday in 1971, Memorial Day has been the last Monday of May, honoring those who died while serving in the U.S. military. In this case, Memorial Day falls on the last day of the month.
U.S. equities had a mostly dull week, with the
S&P 500 index
rising 1.2% and the