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Johnson Controls Awarded $120M NIST Energy Savings Performance Contract

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Johnson Controls will support the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s energy conservation efforts under a $120 million energy savings performance contract awarded by the Census Bureau‘s national processing center. The Commerce Department said Monday the 25-year contract’s goal is to cut down the environmental impact of NIST’s Central Utility Plant and the future 4,100-square-foot ...

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June 3 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb on Trade Deficit Data

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The GovCon Index mirrored the U.S. stock market’s rebound Wednesday to record a gain of 0.379 points and close at 77.048. Investors reacted to the latest Commerce Department report that showed the U.S. trade deficit shrunk 19.2 percent in April to represent the figure’s largest fall in more than six years, according ...

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May 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, GDP Data Pushes US Stocks Down

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The GovCon Index ended the week with a close in negative territory Friday by 0.453 points to finish at 74.308. As of Monday, Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will take the place formerly held by Exelis on the GovCon Index now that Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has closed its $4.75 billion cash-and-stock purchase of Exelis. U.S. ...

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May 26 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall After Durable Good Report’s Release

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The GovCon Index recorded a sharp decline Monday with a loss of 1.184 percent to close at 74.199 on a day that saw Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) and Serco Inc. as the only Index companies to end the day in positive territory. U.S. markets traded lower Monday after the Commerce Department said ...

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April 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Economic Growth Report Sends Stocks Down

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The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board losses in U.S. stock markets Wednesday with a decline of 0.678 points to end the day at 74.831. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), the index’s biggest gainer, saw its stock price jump 3.78 percent after the company reported a 7-percent increase in first quarter 2015 revenue from ...

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Accenture Closes Agilex Buy; David Moskovitz Comments

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Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary has wrapped up the purchase of Agilex Technologies in a move to grow its analytics, cloud and mobility offerings for federal agency clients. David Moskovitz, Accenture Federal Services CEO, said Thursday the company intends for the acquisition to help “federal clients make the digital transformation ...

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March 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Nosedives After Durable Goods Report Shows Decline

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The GovCon Index closed in negative territory for the third consecutive day this week with a loss of 2.271 percent to end up at 68.195. Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) and Navistar (NYSE: NAV) were the only Index companies to see their stock prices rise Wednesday. U.S. stock markets largely went into selloff mode after the Commerce Department said durable ...

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March 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Dollar, Oil Figures Rise

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The GovCon Index closed at a coss for a second consecutive day Tuesday as it recorded a decline of 0.318 points to 69.709. A 6-cent increase in crude oil and another increase in the U.S. dollar against other currencies drove U.S. trading activity Tuesday on a day that saw stocks decline, according to CNBC. Stocks traded ...

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February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends February With Loss

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The GovCon Index closed the last trading day of February with a loss of 0.677 points to 69.615. ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) was the biggest gainer after the company reported an 11-percent increase in revenue for its full 2014 fiscal year. Commerce Department data released Friday said the country’s gross domestic ...

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NTIA Vet Karl Nebbia to Lead Alion’s Wireless Spectrum Services Business; Rob Hirt Comments

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Karl Nebbia, former head of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration‘s spectrum management office, has joined Alion Science and Technology to lead the firm’s wireless spectrum services unit. He led NTIA’s spectrum management office between 2007 and 2014 as associate administrator and joins the company as it pushes to build its spectrum ...

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