The GovCon Index recorded a slight gain of 0.034 points on Thursday to close at 69.306.
Investors will pay particular attention to figures on hourly wages and unemployment, CNBC reported.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 38.82 points to 18, 135.72, the S&P 500 composite index rose 2.51 points to 2, 101.04 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 15.67 pcoints to 4, 982.81.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||16 (53.33%)|
|Declining Issues||14 (46.67%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.