In an e-mail today, the New York Stock Exchange said that it anticipates a normal session that opens at 09:30 EST and closes at 16:00 EST, yet the market floor said a final decision will be made after evaluating the weather conditions.

The entire east cost of the U.S is hit by a -one foot snow- blizzard and New York City suffers the most woes of the blizzard where transportation means including planes, trains and highways are not functioning normaly with high rate of delays and cancellations.