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Paul Anninos Joins Abt Associates as VP & Business Development Director for US Arm

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Paul Anninos, formerly REI Systems‘ vice president for business development and marketing, has joined Abt Associates as the new VP and director of business development for its U.S. operations. Anninos has more than three decades of experience in business and operational leadership for both the government and commercial sectors, Abt said Tuesday. “Paul’s proven …

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September 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted By Defense Tech Maker Gains, Fitch Ratings Backs Sector

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Tuesday on gains by defense technology makers as U.S. stocks also rose with jumps by technology and retail shares in conjunction with investor optimism on new consumer confidence data. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 4-to-1 ratio and all 11 of its S&P 500 companies advanced as co-listed stocks represented seven of …

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September 26 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Down Ahead of 1st Presidential Debate

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index showed little change Monday to start September’s final trading week as U.S. stocks declined on investor anticipation over the first U.S. presidential debate to take place six weeks before the Nov. 8 election. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered gainers at a 2-to-1 ratio and two of its S&P 500 companies closed green with …

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September 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Fed Rate Decision Gains, KBR Joins GCI After Govt Services Acquisitions

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose for a second straight session Thursday to extend gains on the Federal Reserve‘s Wednesday decision to leave interest rates unchanged on a mix of contributions from large defense platform makers and services-oriented contractors. Thursday also represented the GovCon Index’s first day of activity with KBR (NYSE: KBR) …

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September 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Ends Week at Loss Ahead of Fed Rate Summit

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held negative Friday to end at a weekly decline as U.S. stock markets extended the current stretch of sharp swings between gains and losses as the Federal Reserve‘s next two-day meeting looms for Tuesday and Wednesday. Decliners outnumbered advancers 9-to-1 and all of the GovCon Index’s S&P …

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September 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges to Extend Volatility, Primes Lead Gains

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The GovCon Index rallied Thursday to extend its current stretch of volatility into a fifth straight session as large primes and S&P 500-listed contractors led advancers in conjunction with gains in the larger U.S. stock market on economic data traders view as a factor against a September interest rate hike. The GovCon Index …

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September 6 Morning Report: GovCon Index Snaps Losing Streak to Register Weekly Gain

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.508 percent or 0.412 points Friday to close at 81.565 and end a three-day losing streak as investors bet against the possibility of an interest rate hike in September. The Index also registered a weekly gain with S&P 500-listed Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as the top advancer and …

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September 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Rides Post-Jobs Report Surge, Notches Weekly Gain

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended its three-day losing streak Friday after August’s jobs report missed economists expectations to register a weekly gain and investors bet against the possibility of a September interest rate hike. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by a roughly 9-to-1 ratio and S&P 500-listed Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was the top …

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September 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Dragged by Vectrus Plunge After Mideast Contract Loss to URS

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index started September with a slight decline Thursday to register its third straight loss as Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) plunged almost 20 percent on the loss of a contract for Middle East-based logistics services the company held since 2010. Colorado Springs-based Vectrus said pre-open the Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 contract for …

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August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Decline as Health Losses Weigh on US Markets

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst net performer at more than double the decline of second-lowest Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as losses in healthcare shares dragged U.S. stocks into negative territory. General Dynamics was the only GovCon Index-S&P 500 company to record a gain, while McKesson was …

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