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December 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Up for 4th Straight Positive Week, US Stocks Mixed on November Jobs Beat

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher Friday in a mixed session for U.S. stocks as investors looked at November jobs figures above economists’ expectations and furthered anticipation of an interest rate hike Dec. 14. The GCI ends at its fourth straight weekly advance, while the S&P 500 closed flat Friday …

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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat on Services Stock Declines & Aerospace Gains

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Thursday to start the final month of 2016 as sharp declines by government services contractors offset large gains for aerospace stocks in a session that saw U.S. stocks close mixed. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered advancers by a 2-to-1 ratio and five of its 11 S&P 500 stocks …

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November 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Briefly Touches, Closes Short of 90 Points

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended at an all-time record close for a fourth session over the last five Tuesday and briefly touched the 90-point barrier for the first time in its two-year history during afternoon trade to resume its post-election rally with defense stocks in particular strong performers. The U.S. equity benchmark S&P 500 also climbed …

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General Dynamics to Provide Ship, Submarine Yard Services to Navy

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2016 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary will provide planning yard services and support for the U.S. Navy‘s nuclear-powered submarines and moored training ships under a $24.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will furnish, produce and acquire …

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November 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Down as Post-Election Rally Pauses

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended its six-day win streak Monday as U.S. stocks also took a break from the post-election rally after a stretch that saw equities post three straight weekly gains. GovCon Index decliners edged gainers and six of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) the …

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November 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets 3rd Straight Record Close in Half-Day Session

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index set a third straight record-high close Friday to a third consecutive weekly gain in a shortened U.S. stock trading session as financial markets closed at 1 p.m. Eastern time. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio and all 11 of its S&P 500 stocks closed green with Huntington Ingalls …

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November 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Green to Close 2nd Straight Weekly Gain

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a small gain Friday to register its second consecutive weekly gain on continued positive sentiment among investors toward defense stocks compared to other sectors. U.S. stocks traded lower Friday on healthcare sector declines to continue the slowdown in markets from the post-election rally but the S&P 500 …

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November 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower as Defense Primes Slow Post-Election Surge

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday on sell-offs in its largest defense prime components as U.S. stocks also held modestly down with financial stocks and utilities among the most notable decliners. GovCon Index laggards outnumbered gainers by a 2-to-1 ratio and all 11 of its S&P 500 components fell with Lockheed Martin …

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November 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Adds 2% to Record High on Post-Election Defense Buying Spree

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added 2 percent to another record close Thursday as investors continued a buying spree on defense stocks after Donald Trump’s election win and Maximus (NYSE: MMS) rebounded after its sharp drop Wednesday. GovCon Index gainers again outnumbered laggers at a 9-to-1 ratio for a second consecutive session and all …

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November 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends at Record High With 5% Surge, Investors Bet on Defense Spending Uptick

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed 5 percent for a record one-day gain and closing value Wednesday as investors made large buys of shares in large defense primes on expectations of increased defense spending under incoming Pres. Donald Trump after his watershed election win Tuesday. The U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index …

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