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July 2 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Dip on Jobs Data Ahead of Weekend Greece Referendum

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The GovCon Index ended the final trading day of the week with a decline of 0.081 points to close at 74.719 as U.S. stocks also closed in slight negative territory. Health Net (NYSE: HNT) surged 10.01 percent after the Los Angeles-based managed health services provider announced it agreed to be purchased ...

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July 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Stocks Climb on Greece Optimism

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The GovCon Index snapped its six-day streak of declines Wednesday with a gain of 0.563 points to close at 74.800. U.S. markets reacted to news that Greece and its Eurozone creditors have increased dialogue on a potential bailout proposal and talks will wait until after a Sunday referendum on an offer ...

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June 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Crawl Up Ahead of Eurozone Meeting

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The GovCon Index closed Tuesday’s trading session in negative territory for the sixth consecutive day with a loss of 0.081 points to end at 74.232. U.S. stocks also crawled back into positive territory during the afternoon as investors continued to watch the Greece debt negotiations ahead of a scheduled Wednesday meeting of Eurozone ...

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June 29 Market Close: Greece Default Fears Sink GovCon Index, US Stocks

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The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board losses in U.S. markets Monday with a decline of 2.386 percent to 74.333 on a day that saw the possibility of default by Greece on a repayment to the International Monetary Fund loom over trading activity. Greece closed down its banking system and Standard & Poor’s puts the ...

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June 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Slide, US Stocks Mixed

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The GovCon Index continued its run of declines to a fourth consecutive day Friday with a loss of 0.114 points and closing figure of 75.917. A 4-percent rise in Nike shares helped boost the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow’s industrial segment with losses of technology stocks translated to a mixed day for U.S. markets, according ...

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June 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Stutter on Biotech Losses

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The GovCon Index closed in negative territory for the third consecutive day Thursday with a loss of 0.264 points to end at 76.030. Losses in the transportation and biotechnology sector sent U.S. stocks slightly down Thursday and many investors attributed the trading activity and volume to uncertainty over negotiations between Greece and ...

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June 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Raw Material Losses Drag US Markets

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The GovCon Index extended its losses from the previous day’s session to close down 0.756 points Wednesday and end at 76.292. Declines in raw material and railroad stocks held down U.S. markets Wednesday and investors grew concerned that Greece’s debt negotiations are not as close to completion as they previously ...

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June 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Treads Down, Investors Eye Greece Talks’ Progress

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The GovCon Index hit a slight setback from the previous day’s jump to record a loss of 0.103 points and close at 77.047 Tuesday. U.S. stocks traded mostly in neutral territory Tuesday as investors continued to watch negotiations between Greece and its Eurozone creditors on a bailout agreement to avoid bankruptcy ...

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June 22: GovCon Index, US Stocks Gain on Investors’ Greek Hopes

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The GovCon Index started the trading week with a gain of 0.236 points to 77.146 as U.S. stocks gained on investor optimism over a potential resolution to Greece’s long-running debt negotiations. Market activity picked up after comments from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that his country could be willing to ...

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June 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

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The GovCon Index ended at 76.906 on Friday’s close, registering a loss of 0.244 points that ended three straight days of gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 101.56 points to 18,014.28, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index lost 11.54 points to 2,109.70 and the NASDAQ composite index decreased 15.95 points to 5,117.00. Top Percentage Gainers   Company   $ Stock ...

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