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February 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes with Record 8th Day of Gains

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The GovCon Index closed Friday at 70.937, a gain of 0.757 points (1.056%), for its eighth straight day of increase. Stocks at index company Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) jumped 3.53 percent after the Virginia-based shipbuilder recorded positive revenue for the 2014 fiscal year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 154.67 points to 18,140.44, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index ...

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February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Investors Await Friday Greece Meeting

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The GovCon Index extended its streak of gains to a fourth consecutive day with a Thursday increase of 0.383 points to 70.180. Investors will watch a meeting in Brussels between government officials from Germany in Greece on terms of a bailout of Greece and energy shares dipped with declines in crude oil prices, according to Bloomberg. ...

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February 18 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Remain Flat as Fed Minutes Go Public

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The GovCon Index recorded a relatively flat trading day Wednesday with a nominal gain of 0.18 points to close at 69.798. U.S. traders mulled the release of the Federal Reserve‘s minutes showed the central bank would exercise continued patience before a potential interest rate increase, according to CNBC. Investors also considered news that ...

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February 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Orbital ATK and Huntington Ingalls Join

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The GovCon Index gained 0.407 points to 68.524 Tuesday, a day that saw the close adjusted with the addition of two new government contracting firms to the Index. Tuesday marked the Index’s first day of tracking new members Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), the company formed out of the merger of ATK’s aerospace and defense groups with Orbital Sciences, and ...

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