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January 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Gain, US Stocks Pare Advances After Trump Inaugural Speech

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher Friday to post a weekly advance on boosts from from blue chip stock McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and aerospace company Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) after a first quarter earnings. U.S. stocks sharply pared their gains after now President Donald Trump’s inaugural speech as uncertainty set in equity markets on uncertainty …

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January 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Holds at Weekly Loss as Lockheed Halts 4-Day Slide

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Friday with strong performances by defense prime stocks as U.S. stocks rose on investor optimism from quarterly earnings beats by large financial institutions and positive retail sales numbers from December. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 2-to-1 ratio and nine of its 11 S&P 500 stocks moved …

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Defense Sector Vet Miklos Kiss Named ACT I Intl Programs Director; Michael Niggel Comments

Miklos Kiss, a former program director at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined Advanced Concepts and Technologies International as director of international programs at the Arlington, Virginia-based acquisition management services contractor. ACT I said Tuesday Kiss oversees the company’s international business pursuit efforts and its security cooperation …

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January 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower in Mixed US Stock Trading Session

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Monday on declines by large and middle-tier prime contractors as U.S. stocks showed mixed results after biotechnology gains lifted the Nasdaq composite index to an all-time record close and utilities weighed on the S&P 500 composite index. GovCon Index laggards outnumbered gainers by an 9-to-1 ratio and …

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January 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Strong 2016 Performance Into New Year

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Tuesday on broad gains among defense primes  as U.S. stocks closed significantly higher with the Dow Jones Industrial flirting with the 20,000 mark. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 3-to-1 ratio Tuesdayy and nine of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with co-listed McKesson Corp. …

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December 31 & 2016 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower, Ends at 16% YTD Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index retreated Friday in the final trading session of 2016 to close a negative December but but a positive year on a boost to defense stocks in the post-election rally that has swept through U.S. markets. The GovCon Index closes 2016 with a year-to-date gain of 16.73 percent as the U.S. stock …

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SAIC Report Suggests Civilian Agency Should Oversee Space Traffic Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2016 — A report prepared by Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) recommends that Congress delegate space management responsibilities to a civilian agency, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that NASA commissioned SAIC to produce the report that suggests various models for domestic space traffic safety governance in an effort to comply with the Commercial …

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December 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances, US Stocks Turn Red After Russia Sanctions

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Thursday on broad gains among defense primes and services contractors as U.S. stocks closed slightly lower in a mostly quiet penultimate trading session for 2016. Investors continued their post-election focus on defense and other GovCon stocks, while the S&P 500 composite index turned slightly negative as markets …

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December 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Primes Lead Losses

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Wednesday on notable declines by large defense and government services primes as U.S. stocks also fell with every major sector in negative territory to damper hopes of a Dow Jones Industrial Average close above 20,000 before the year’s end. Two out of 30 GovCon Index stocks gained …

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SAIC Secures MH-60 Helicopter Weapon Systems Support, Sustainment Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2016 — The U.S. Navy has awarded Science Applications International Corp.  (NYSE: SAIC) an $11.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide weapon systems sustainment and support for the military service’s MH-60 Seahawk helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAIC will work to sustain weapons systems on the MH-60R Romeo …

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