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August 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall as Traders Cut Odds on September Rate Hike

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The GovCon Index deepened its current streak of losses into a third consecutive day with a decline of 2.156 percent to close at 75.104. Three Index stocks out of 30 closed in positive territory: Maximus (NYSE: MMS), ICF International and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH). Concerns over global growth amid China’s yuan devaluation, ...

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August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline as Fed Minutes Go Public

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The GovCon Index reflected across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Wednesday to record a decline of 0.493 points and close at 76.755. U.S. stocks recovered some losses incurred during the morning session after the Federal Reserve released its July meeting minutes that said economic conditions to precede an interest rate increase in September have not ...

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July 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, US Stocks Trade Down on Energy Earnings News

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The GovCon Index rebounded from losses in Thursday’s trading session to record a gain of 0.240 points and close at 76.270 Friday. For the week, the Index rose 1.85 percent from its July 24 closing figure of 74.888. A loss of 2.5 percent in the S&P 500 composite index’s energy sector weighed ...

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Randy Rutledge Appointed ICF Public Health Systems VP; Ellen Glover Comments

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Randy Rutledge, formerly an information technology senior project manager at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has joined ICF International as vice president and business line leader at the company’s public health systems organization in Atlanta. ICF said Wednesday that Rutledge holds more than 20 years of experience ...

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July 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Slightly Up as Investors Digest Earnings

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The GovCon Index closed in neutral territory Monday with a nominal gain of 0.040 points to 77.143. Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) stock price jumped nearly 2 percent after the company said it would examine a separation of its information technology and technical services business and its agreement to purchase helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft from United ...

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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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July 6 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline Amid Greece Jitters

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The GovCon Index closed at a loss in its first session post-Fourth of July weekend to record a decline of 0.117 points and end at 74.604 Monday. Uncertainty over the debt negotiations in Greece weighed on U.S. stocks Monday after two-thirds of Greek citizens voted “no” on a proposal from the ...

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July 2 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Dip on Jobs Data Ahead of Weekend Greece Referendum

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The GovCon Index ended the final trading day of the week with a decline of 0.081 points to close at 74.719 as U.S. stocks also closed in slight negative territory. Health Net (NYSE: HNT) surged 10.01 percent after the Los Angeles-based managed health services provider announced it agreed to be purchased ...

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July 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Stocks Climb on Greece Optimism

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The GovCon Index snapped its six-day streak of declines Wednesday with a gain of 0.563 points to close at 74.800. U.S. markets reacted to news that Greece and its Eurozone creditors have increased dialogue on a potential bailout proposal and talks will wait until after a Sunday referendum on an offer ...

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June 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Crawl Up Ahead of Eurozone Meeting

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The GovCon Index closed Tuesday’s trading session in negative territory for the sixth consecutive day with a loss of 0.081 points to end at 74.232. U.S. stocks also crawled back into positive territory during the afternoon as investors continued to watch the Greece debt negotiations ahead of a scheduled Wednesday meeting of Eurozone ...

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