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April 27 Market Close: Little Change in GovCon Index, S&P500, DJIA; NASDAQ Closes Record High

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up slightly 0.252 percent to 93.319 with advancers and decliners evenly split. In the major market the S&P500 and DJIA were up modestly 0.06 percent and 0.03 percent respectively. The NASDAQ at a record high of 6,048.94. At market close WTI fell by $0.65 to $48.97 …

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April 20 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Surge On Speculation of Tax Cuts

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up almost a full percentage point with advancing stocks 29 to 1 versus decliners. U.S. markets surged as the Treasury Secretary comments gave support that the Trump administration would cut taxes soon. At market close WTI was up $0.18 to $50.26 per barrel as traders speculate …

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April 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Markets Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up as advancing stocks outpaced declining 2 to 1. U.S. markets closed mixed as the economy grew at modest to moderate rates per the Bloomberg report. IBM reported weak earnings which helped hold the markets back. At market close WTI was also down $1.86 to $ …

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April 17 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Rebound Strongly From Last Week

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index turned in better than 1 percent gain on the day as advancing stocks closed 29 to 1 versus decliners. With the European markets closed the U.S. markets all closed strongly as investors geopolitical concerns dampened. At market close WTI was down $0.57 to $ 52.61 per barrel …

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April 13 Noon Day Report:With Long Weekend Ahead GovCon Index and Markets up Slightly

At noon on the day prior to the long holiday weekend the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is up slightly by 0.270 percent to 90.614. Advancing companies are outpacing decliners 18 to 12. As markets anticipate the long Easter weekend they are up slightly as JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. …

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April 12 Market Close:GovCon Index and Major Markets all Down for the Day

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index followed major markets closing down 1.027 percent to 90.370; reversing its five days of gains. The GovCon Index advancing companies outpaced decliners 5 to 1. The major markets all moved negative as President Trump stated to the WSJ that the dollar is “getting too strong.” The US …

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April 4 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Close Slightly Positive

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index and major markets all closed slightly up as investors remain cautious about the state of the economy. Investors await the outcome of President Trumps meeting with Xi Jinping of China, the jobs report on Friday, and the release of the first quarter earnings results. GovCon Index advancers …

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March 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Markets Close Mixed as U.K. Triggers Article 50

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reverses three day downtrend to close up at 91.877, +0.068 percent. U.S. markets showed minimal reaction as the United Kingdom enacted Article 50, officially notifying the EU of their intent to exit. Indices closed mixed with the S&P500 and NASDAQ closing up on the day and the …

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March 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index, Major Markets Close Down for the Week

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed to a weekly low of 91.512 off 3.2 percent from Monday’s open. GovCon Index closed Friday with decliners out-placing advancers 7 to 1 on the day. The major U.S. markets S&P500, DJIA, and NASDAQ all closed down on the week as the Trump administration could not get …

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March 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down as Markets Mix on Canceled Healthcare Vote

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed to a monthly low of 91.512. The major U.S. markets close mixed with the S&P 500 and DJIA down slightly for the second straight day and the NASDAQ up. It appears that the GOP scraped the healthcare bill all together. The Trump administration could not reach …

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