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97-84 Christmas Day And New Year's Day: Trade Date — Settlement Date Schedule

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Christmas Day And New Year's Day: Trade Date — Settlement Date Schedule

The Nasdaq Stock MarketSM and the securities exchanges will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 1997, in observance of Christmas Day, and Thursday, January 1, 1998, in observance of New Year's Day. "Regular way" transactions made on the business days noted below will be subject to the following schedule:

Trade Date Settlement Date Reg. T Date*
Dec. 19 Dec. 24 Dec. 29
22 26 30
23 29 31
24 30 Jan. 2, 1998
25 Markets Closed
26 31 5
29 Jan. 2, 1998 6
30 5 7
31 6 8
Jan. 1, 1998 Markets Closed
2 7 9

Brokers, dealers, and municipal securities dealers should use the foregoing settlement dates for purposes of clearing and settling transactions pursuant to the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD®) Uniform Practice Code and Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Rule G-12 on Uniform Practice.

Questions regarding the application of those settlement dates to a particular situation may be directed to the NASD Uniform Practice Department at (203) 375-9609.

* Pursuant to Sections 220.8(b)(1) and (4) of Regulation T of the Federal Reserve Board, a broker/dealer must promptly cancel or otherwise liquidate a customer purchase transaction in a cash account if full payment is not received within five business days of the date of purchase or, pursuant to Section 220.8(d)(1), make application to extend the time period specified. The date by which members must take such action is shown in the column titled "Reg. T Date."

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