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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 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

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The GovCon Index closed at 75.917on Friday, shedding 0.114 points for a fourth straight day of loss. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 56.66 points to 17,947.02, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 0.70 points to 2,101.61 and the Nasdaq composite index lost 31.68 points to 5,080.50. Top Percentage Gainers   Company   $ Stock Price   $ Change ...

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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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Jennifer Felix Joins Vencore as SVP, CFO; Mac Curtis Comments

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Jennifer Felix, formerly chief financial officer at Sotera Defense Solutions, has joined Vencore as senior vice president and CFO. Her appointment takes effect July 20 and she will oversee Vencore’s relations with investors and the strategic advisory council and manage tax, accounting and other aspects of the company’s financial functions, Vencore said ...

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General Dynamics to Begin Comms Nodes Production for US Army; Chris Marzilli Comments

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is set to kick off production of vehicle-based network communication nodes under a $219 million order from the U.S. Army. Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics mission systems, said Wednesday the company’s engineering teams would upgrade technology and human-factors design in collaboration with the Army as full-rate ...

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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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Lou Von Thaer Joins DynCorp as CEO

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Lou Von Thaer, formerly president of the national security sector at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed chief executive of DynCorp International. The more than 30-year government market veteran succeeds interim CEO Jim Geisler, who will move into a new role as non-executive chairman of DynCorp’s board of directors, the ...

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General Dynamics to Continue CMS Retiree Drug Subsidy Program Website Support

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will continue to provide support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services‘ Retiree Drug Subsidy under a new $43.5 million contract. The company said Wednesday it will provide operations management, payment and appeals processing, compliance oversight, technical support and other services for the program’s separate websites for the ...

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June 17 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb After Fed Rate Hike Comments

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The GovCon Index continued its climb from Monday’s large decline in Wednesday’s trading session to close up 0.190 points and end at 76.438. Investors reacted positively to comments from Federal Reserve officials that they are holding to their forecast of an interest rate hike by the end of the year as Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen ...

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Fidelis Names David Macey Sales SVP, Lindsay Weissbratten HR VP in Set of Appointments

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Fidelis Cybersecurity has appointed David Macey as senior vice president of worldwide sales and Lindsay Weissbratten as VP of human resources. The company said Wednesday Macey will be in charge of customer acquisition, channel management and revenue growth initiatives for the company. Macey previously served in general manager positions at McAfee (NYSE: ...

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