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August 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Extend Rebound on GDP & Job Data

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The GovCon Index extended its recovery to a second consecutive day on Thursday with a gain of 1.326 percent to 72.815. Overall, the Index has regained 4.59 percent of its losses from the recent six-day stretch of declines that mirrored larger U.S. market downturns. Economic data that showed U.S. gross domestic product ...

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August 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Up 3%, 6-Day Decline Streak Over

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A six-day stretch of consecutive declines came to an end for the GovCon Index Wednesday as it recorded a gain of 3.208 percent to 71.862. Non-Index company Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) closed up 6.67 percent a day after the Army announced the Wisconsin-based military vehicle maker beat Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and ...

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August 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Stretches Gains, US Stocks Rebound

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The GovCon Index recovered more ground from three consecutive days of negative or neutral activity to record a gain of 0.479 points and close at 76.970. U.S. stocks swung into positive territory Friday after investors continued to react to China’s currency devaluation and data that showed consumer spending increased in July, ...

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August 10 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stock Indices Climb 1% on Oil Rebound

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The GovCon Index rebounded from two straight days of declines Monday to record a gain of 1.428 percent and close at 77.328. All three major U.S. stock indices also each advanced at least 1 percent Monday as investors gained confidence from a rise in oil prices despite a report that showed ...

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August 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Declines, Media Selloff Sinks US Markets

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The GovCon Index gave up nearly half of its gains from Wednesday’s trading session to record a loss of 0.309 points and close at 76.497 Thursday. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) led Index gainers at 6.92 percent to 76.82 after the company reported second quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations. Huntington Ingalls ...

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July 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Rides 3-Digit Dow Rally, Energy Leads US Stock Gains

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The GovCon Index snapped a five-day streak of losses Tuesday with a rebound of 1.244 percent to close at 75.127 on a day that saw the major U.S. stock indices record gains of nearly similar margins. Energy shares were the largest gainers in the S&P 500 at a 3-percent jump for ...

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July 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Dip After China Market Losses

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The GovCon Index fell into negative territory for the fifth consecutive trading session Monday with a loss of 0.681 points to close at 74.202. Data that showed industrial profits declined in China during June sent that country’s stock markets to losses for that country’s Monday session and U.S. stocks responded in turn ...

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July 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Stocks Advance After Greek Parliament’s Austerity Vote

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The GovCon Index recovered its losses from the previous day’s session to record a gain of 0.539 points and close at 77.375. U.S. stocks also rose after positive earnings reports from blue chips Citigroup and Intel and the Greek parliament’s vote to approve a series of austerity measures in return for financial aid ...

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May 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise After Fed Minutes Release

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The GovCon Index closed in positive territory Wednesday with a gain of 0.108 points to 75.543 on a day that saw investors react to the release of the Federal Reserve‘s April meeting minutes. Fed leaders expressed doubt over the possibility of an interest rate hike by June and U.S. stocks traded after those minutes went public but ...

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May 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hover in Neutral

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The GovCon Index mirrored slight across-the-board declines in U.S. stocks Monday to record a nominal loss of 0.037 points and closing figure of 73.906. CNBC reports investors looked to bond yields and await this week’s release of retail sales and industrial production figures in order to further their understanding of U.S. economic indicators after ...

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