In step with tradition, Labor Day is celebrated as the symbolic end to the summer, a day for relaxation and to celebrate the trade and labor organizations; it has since become a general day to relax, and not pay attention to your exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolio.

As a “day off for the working man” according to Wikipedia, this Labor Day is especially sensitive, as many working men have lost their jobs or on the verge of it. Those of us who are working and employed are especially grateful to have work right now. Others may not need another day off.

Celebrations take place all day, from picnics to art shows, a day at the beach or a barbecue. Savor one of the last days of summer, and do whatever makes you happy.

Also, jocks can celebrate as the kickoff begins for the NCAA college football, and the National Football League season.

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