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July 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Gets Lift on CGI, GD & Boeing Earnings Beats

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index advanced against choppy activity in the larger U.S. stock market Wednesday as five GCI stocks released quarterly financial results before the opening bell. The GovCon Index gained 0.223 points to 82.374 and four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks moved higher as the latter stock market bellwether attempted a late charge into …

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July 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Higher Against Flat US Market Ahead of Prime Defense Earnings

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher Tuesday against choppy trade in the larger U.S. stock market as defense-oriented investors prepare to examine a large batch of earnings reports from major sector players due Wednesday. The GovCon Index notched a gain of 0.473 points to 82.151 and eight of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed companies closed …

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July 12 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Set Record Highs for 2nd Straight Close

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index closed at record highs Tuesday for the second consecutive day as markets continue to shed fears over potential ramifications from the Brexit and investors show more willingness to take risks. The GovCon Index recorded a gain of 0.416 points …

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July 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Close at All-Time Highs

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed above 81 points for the first time Monday as the S&P 500 composite index ended at a new record high as investors sought to carry Friday’s rally after the pre-market June jobs report then. The GovCon Index gained 0.293 points to 81.106 as seven of the 30 stocks hit new 52-week …

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July 11 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gain as June Jobs Report Exceeds Expectations

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a 1.579-percent gain to 80.813 and ended the week up 1.342 percent. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) and Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) reached 52-week highs in Friday intraday trade. Friday’s performance comes as the Labor Department reports that non-farm …

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July 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Breaks 80 on June Labor Data Beat, 5 Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index broke the 80-point barrier Friday for the first time in a month as the S&P 500 composite index briefly traded above a new record close in afternoon activity after the June jobs report soared past economists’ expectations. The GovCon Index closed up 1.579 percent to 80.813 and …

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July 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts as Fed Minutes Show Rate Hike Caution

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned around its decline in morning trade Wednesday and held higher in the afternoon session as U.S. investors welcomed new Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated some caution among central bank leaders on the next interest rate increase. The GovCon Index gained 0.610 points to 79.820 with 10 of the GCI’s …

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July 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower as Oil Declines, Brexit Uncertainty Return to Markets

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower to start July’s first full trade week Tuesday as U.S. stocks stumbled on a decline in crude oil prices that weighed on energy stocks and new investor uncertainty over Britain’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union. The GovCon Index ended its four-day gain …

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July 5 Morning Report: GovCon Index Continues Post-Brexit Recovery

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.178 points to 79.718 and recorded a weekly climb of 3.216 percent as it continues to recover from the previous week’s losses following the “Brexit” referendum vote in the U.K. Friday was also the second consecutive session in which Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Huntington Ingalls …

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July 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Positive Despite PM Descent

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index descended into narrow range during afternoon trade after a strong morning session Friday but held in positive ahead of a three-day holiday weekend. The GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.178 points to 79.718 and ends the week up 3.216 percent in a sharp turnaround from Monday’s losses in the …

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