The 2012 holiday calendar showing all stock market holidays of this year has been made available at Interactive Brokers website. Traders may keep the PDF files in their computers or install the application in their mobile devices to keep track of not only NYSE holidays but Europe and Asia-Pasific holidays as well. A holiday calendar can help traders prepare their trading schedule or plan for spending time with their families when most stock markets are closed. Besides financial and stock news are mostly expected to hit the street when markets are open, so the 2012 holiday calendar might come in handy to people interested in economics and finance in general. Finally, currency trading is not recommended during stock market holidays, therefore forex trading should be avoided during 2012 holidays.