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February 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Up, US Stocks Mixed on Oil Pressure & Yellen Remarks

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The GovCon Index largely reversed its spike from morning trade Wednesday but held onto nominal gain/loss of 0.152 points to 70.231 in a choppy session for U.S. financial markets. The Index rose at least 0.75 percent in the first two hours of activity and mirrored gradual declines by U.S. stocks …

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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges Out of Correction to End Volatile January

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The GovCon Index surged out of correction territory Friday with a gain of 2.643 percent to 71.807 which mirrored investor optimism that the Federal Reserve may slow down future interest rate hikes and a bounce-back from technology stocks. The Index ends the week at a 2.81-percent /loss and the first …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016: Analysts Call Defense Stocks Steady in Wild Market & more

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Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Volatility in financial markets has become a fact of life all over the world and has sent investors questioning where the opportunities are in the midst of headwinds such as declining …

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January 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Nosedives as Oil, China Weigh on US Markets

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The GovCon Index suffered a reversal from the prior day’s gain Wednesday to close at a decline of 0.7 points — or 0.910 percent — to 76.185 as U.S. investors reacted to more oil price declines and showed continued concerns about China’s economy. The S&P 500 plunged 1.31 percent to …

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December 28 Morning Report: GovCon Index Gain Streak Ends in Half-Day Christmas Eve Session

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The GovCon Index‘s three-day streak of consecutive gains ended Thursday with a decline of 0.171 points to 76.636 in a half-day Christmas Eve session for U.S. financial markets, which closed at 1 p.m. Eastern time. Declines in energy stocks drove U.S. stocks to slight losses and nine out of 10 S&P 500 …

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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Rallies as US Stocks Extend Gains

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The GovCon Index recovered some ground from Monday’s decline and adjustment from the addition of CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) to end at a gain of 0.649 points to 78.713 on Tuesday. U.S. investors appeared to discount the latest Institute for Supply Management index figure that showed a decline to 48.6 in November from October’s 50.1 …

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November 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, US Markets Narrow

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The GovCon Index barely edged in positive territory Thursday with a gain of 0.216 points to 78.940 on a choppy trading day for U.S. markets. With a Friday gain, the Index would record a full week of five consecutive positive days for the second time in the fourth quarter so far. Index stock Health Net (NYSE: …

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November 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Gains on CGI Earnings, US Stocks Close Down

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The GovCon Index posted a nominal gain of 0.16 points to 77.505 Wednesday as U.S. stocks peaked in the early afternoon session before steady declines as the closing bell on Wall Street approached. The Index has slipped 0.99 percent since its most recent high of 78.281 on Nov. 5 and has posted a fourth-quarter recovery of 10.76 percent …

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