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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 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 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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Weekly Roundup June 27 – July 1 2016: Defense Prime Stocks Soar Post-Brexit & more

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June 27 – July 1 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   As massive the selloff was in global financial markets in the wake of June 23’s “Brexit” vote in the U.K., so was the reversal in equities after investors took a deep breath …

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded Potential $3B Navy Amphibious Assault Ship Contract

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has received a potential $3.1 billion from the U.S. Navy to proceed on the planning, engineering and procurement of long lead time materials for an amphibious assault ship. The Defense Department said Thursday HII will conduct work in Mississippi, Wisconsin, California, Georgia, Pennsylvania and other locations to support the LHA 8 assault ship. LHA 8 is a future amphibious …

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June 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Brexit Shock Reversal as Primes Lead Surge

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index staged a second consecutive session of recovery Wednesday from the post-Brexit shock that loomed over global financial markets during the prior two trading days with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) as the top driver of gains with the prime defense stocks and platform also top performers. The GovCon …

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June 22 Market Close: GCI, US Stocks End in Narrow Range on Last Pre-Brexit Vote Trading Day

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The GovCon Index hit choppy trade in the afternoon after a strong open Wednesday and recorded a nominal gain of 0.004 points to 79.194 to mark its second straight day with a close in narrow negative range in the final full trading session for U.S. investors before Thursday’s Brexit vote. British citizens will head to the polls for …

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