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May 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound as Investors Eye Dollar & Greece News

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The GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declines Wednesday as it closed up 0.648 points to end the trading session at 74.834. Bond yields and the U.S. dollar rose on comments from Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said negotiations with the Eurozone on the country’s debt situation are in the “final stretch,” ...

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May 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Rise on Uneven Economic Reports

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The GovCon Index closed with an even mix of gainers and laggers for Thursday’s trading session to record a loss of 0.149 points and close at 75.394. Major U.S. stock indices closed up Thursday after positive earnings reports from Salesforce and Best Buy and gains in energy shares offset economic reports ...

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May 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down, US Markets See Slight Losses

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The GovCon Index declined for the second consecutive trading session Tuesday with a loss of 0.421 points to 73.488. Gains in Treasury bonds and energy shares helped offset losses in U.S. markets earlier in a day that saw raw material stocks decline, according to Bloomberg. Bloomberg reports investors believe the Federal Reserve will ...

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May 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Markets Rally 1% on Jobs Report

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The GovCon Index recovered an entire week’s worth of losses Friday with a rally of 1.046 percent to close at 73.943. All major U.S. stock indices recorded gains of at least 1 percent after April’s employment report from the Labor Department showed the country added 223,000 jobs during the month, which the Wall ...

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May 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Tumbles 1%, Trade Deficit Report Sinks US Markets

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The GovCon Index had two straight days of gains wiped out during Tuesday’s trading session as it closed 1.372 percent lower to end at 73.332. Serco Inc. was the only Index company to close Tuesday in positive territory. News that March’s $51.4 billion trade deficit beat expectations of many market ...

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April 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Economic Growth Report Sends Stocks Down

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The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board losses in U.S. stock markets Wednesday with a decline of 0.678 points to end the day at 74.831. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), the index’s biggest gainer, saw its stock price jump 3.78 percent after the company reported a 7-percent increase in first quarter 2015 revenue from ...

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April 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Investors Await Fed Meeting

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The GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declines Tuesday to record a gain of 0.226 points and close at 75.530. U.S. markets traded downward during the morning session but recovered during the afternoon as investors prepare to digest news from the Federal Reserve‘s two-day meeting that starts Tuesday, according ...

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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, Tech Earnings News Lifts US Stocks

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The GovCon Index fell for the second consecutive day Friday to close down 0.238 points at 75.901 and end the week with a 1.16 percent gain from the previous five-day trading period. Corporate financial reports from Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) helped send U.S. markets into nominal positive territory despite continued concern ...

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April 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Mixed Earnings Stall US Markets

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The GovCon Index recorded an increase for the second consecutive day as it closed up 0.323 points to end the day at 76.078. U.S. stock markets recorded a mixed day after a new slate of financial reports from many blue chip companies showed they beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share ...

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April 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Earnings Give US Stocks Jolt

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The GovCon Index snapped a two-day streak of declines Wednesday to record a nominal gain of 0.048 points and close at 76.028. Positive earnings reports from blue chips such as Intel, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase helped send U.S. stocks up Wednesday and earnings shares rode a 2-percent oil price ...

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