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March 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, as Markets Wait for Health Care Vote

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved up as stocks partially rebound from yesterday’s steep losses. After yesterday’s more than 1 percent drop the markets closed mixed with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ up on the day and the DJIA down. Investors were mixed as they wait for the Republican health care bill …

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March 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down, as Equities Markets Close Mixed

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved downward as the equities markets closed mixed on the day. The S&P 500 and DJIA ended the day down off -0.20 percent and -0.04 percent respectively while the NASDAQ closed up +0.01. Stocks reacted as Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans eluted to the …

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March 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, With Markets Mixed

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed up on the day as markets were mixed; the S&P 500 up 0.04 % to 2372.47, the DJIA closing down 0.10% to 20,881.48, and the NASDAQ up 0.24% closing at 5875.78. Advancing issues outpaced declining 4 to 1. Rockwell Collins lead the way for GovCon Index …

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March 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, US Stock Markets Down

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed it’s four day losing streak to close up 0.000% to 93.000. Even with the US stocks posting it third lose in the past four days the GovCon Index was able to remain in the positive. GovCon Index advancers split evenly with decliners as seven of its …

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March 1 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb to New Records on Trump Speech & Rate Hike Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high Wednesday for the second time in three sessions as U.S. stocks also extended their record-setting rally in their best one-day performance of 2017 so far with the S&P 500 composite index above 2,400 for the first time during intraday trade after President Donald …

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February 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hold Lower Ahead of Trump Address

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and U.S. stocks fell Tuesday at their worst one-day declines over the past month as investors looked ahead to President Donald Trump’s speech before a joint session of Congress at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time for further clues on his economic agenda that has included promises of tax cuts, deregulation …

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February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close on Trump Military Budget Proposal

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time record high Monday with large aerospace-and-defense primes the main contributors to gains after President Donald Trump unveiled his proposal to raise military spending 9 percent for the next federal fiscal year. U.S. stocks also posted small gains as the benchmark S&P 500 composite …

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February 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Records 4th Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Friday to end its fourth straight weekly gain as investors eyed defense stocks after President Donald Trump repeated his election campaign pledge to build up the military during a speech in Washington. U.S. equities also posted narrow gains and the benchmark S&P 500 composite index ended the …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, S&P 500 Dips After Fed Minutes

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held flat as the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index traded narrowly lower Wednesday after the most recent Federal Reserve meeting minutes indicated a desire among many policymakers to raise interest rates “fairly soon.” GovCon Index advancers slightly edged decliners 16-14 as seven of its 11 S&P 500 components closed green with Huntington …

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