Employers and plan participants should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the investment options offered under the retirement plan before investing. The prospectuses for the individual mutual funds and each available investment option in the group annuity contain this and other important information. Prospectuses may be obtained by calling 877.805.1127. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investments are subject to market risk and fluctuate in value.
Stock Market and Bank Holidays
Stock Exchange Holidays
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and The Standard will observe the holidays listed below. Trades in participant accounts will not be processed on any of the days specified.
|New Year's Day||Wednesday, Jan. 1|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Monday, Jan. 20|
|Washington's Birthday/Presidents' Day||Monday, Feb. 17|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 10|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 25|
|Independence Day||Friday, July 3|
|Labor Day||Monday, Sept. 7|
|Thanksgiving Day1||Thursday, Nov. 26|
|Christmas2||Friday, Dec. 25|
The NYSE is open from Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. The NYSE may occasionally close early, either on a planned or unplanned basis. In such cases, The Standard will process transaction requests received prior to the close of the NYSE.
Banks and some fund companies observe the holidays listed below. Although the stock markets and The Standard are open, some trades may not be executed on the days specified.
|Columbus Day||Monday, Oct. 12|
|Veterans Day||Wednesday, Nov. 11|
1 The Standard will be closed and the NYSE will close early (1:00 p.m. Eastern time) on the day after Thanksgiving.
2 The NYSE will close early at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, Dec. 24. The Standard will also be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24.