If they take Thursday and Friday as their "weekends and the majority of the planet takes Saturday and Sunday as their weekend, that is FOUR DAYS out of the week which can't be used as actual working days. Which leaves Monday thru Wednesday. Most of the world markets operate on Mondays thru Fridays. It would leave the Pals at a great disadvantage, don't you think?
Palestinian youths throw stones at security forces in Shoafat, E. Jerusalem; none injured (Haaretz)
from the article: Spoiling for a fight