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Jim Garrettson is the founder of Both Potomac Officers Club and ExecutiveBiz

Weekly Roundup November 21 – November 23, 2016: L-3 Squeezes Buy in Before Rate Hike

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November 21 – November 23, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Interest rates are all but certain to go up in December and one large defense contractor has seemingly gotten ahead of the game to make one more big buy …

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Weekly Roundup November 14 – November 18, 2016: ‘Big 3’ Credit Rating Firm Ups Defense Outlook & more

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November 14 – November 18, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the country’s “Big Three” credit rating agencies has bolstered its view of the government contracting sector’s prospects under incoming President Donald Trump and in particular defense companies. …

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Weekly Roundup November 7 – November 11, 2016: Election Results Significantly Impact Markets

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November 7 – November 11, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Red was the dominant color all over the electoral map Tuesday night and green has taken over many corners of Wall Street since with defense and other GovCon stocks …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

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October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Weekly Roundup October 24 – October 28, 2016: Sector Execs Offer Outlooks at 3Q Checkpoint & more

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October 24 – October 28, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Outlooks of the government contracting market’s future trajectory and its ongoing dynamics dominated the attention of sector leaders and observers this week, during which GovCon Wire helped capture the larger …

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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more

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October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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Weekly Roundup October 10 – October 14, 2016: DigitalGlobe Enters M&A Picture, L-3 Buys Again & more

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October 10 – October 14, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We have yet another player in the GovCon M&A scene in the form of the company whose satellites help governments and businesses around the world map every piece of planet …

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Weekly Roundup October 3 – October 7, 2016: L-3 Makes Buys, M&A Chatter Around Harris & more

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October 3 – October 7, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The stalwart GovCon technology maker L-3 Communications extended its profile as an active player in the merger-and-acquisition scene this week and closed its first buys since a large business divestiture …

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Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

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September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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Weekly Roundup September 19 – September 23 2016: KBR Becomes Major Govt Services Player & more

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September 19 – September 23 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson KBR’s expansion move into the U.S. and global government services markets became official on Monday when the Houston-based engineering company closed its $300 million purchase of the business known as …

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