Notice to Members 97-72

Veterans Day And Thanksgiving Day: Trade Date Settlement Date Schedule

The schedule of trade dates-settlement dates below reflects the observance by the financial community of Veterans’ Day, Tuesday, November 11, 1997, and Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 1997. On Tuesday, November 11, The Nasdaq Stock MarketSM and the securities exchanges will be open for trading. However, it will not be a settlement date because many of the nation’s banking institutions will be closed in observance of Veterans’ Day. All securities markets will be closed on Thursday, November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.