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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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May 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Rebound as Europe, China Gains Lift US Stocks

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The GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the second consecutive day Tuesday with a gain of 0.263 to close at 74.324. Gains in European and Chinese markets helped U.S. stocks to a second straight day of gains and eight out of 10 sectors in the S&P 500 composite index ...

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May 4 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gain at Friday’s Close

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The GovCon Index rebounded from two straight days of losses to close at 74.060 on Friday, up 0.680 points (0.910%).   The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.03 percent to 18,024.06, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index increased 1.09 percent to 22.78 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.29 percent to 5,005.39. Top Percentage Gainers ...

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May 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Biotech Recovery Helps Lift US Stocks

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The GovCon Index started the month of May with a rebound from two days of losses to close Friday up 0.680 points — or 0.910 percent — and end at 74.060. Gains in the biotechnology sector from the previous day’s losses and higher Treasury yields helped U.S. stocks to recover from Thursday’s sell-off, ...

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April 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Stuck in Neutral, US Stocks Dip

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The GovCon Index recorded a nominal gain for the second consecutive trading day to the tune of 0.064 points for a closing figure of 76.092. U.S. stocks saw nominal losses despite gains in the oil market during the afternoon session and positive earnings reports from financial services firms Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, the ...

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April 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Moves Up, GE Restructure News Drives US Gains

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The GovCon Index ended the week with a gain of 0.173 points to close at 69.436. U.S. markets traded in positive territory after General Electric (NYSE: GE) said it would exit most of its lending business and announced it would repurchase up to $50 bilion of its stock, Bloomberg reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained ...

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