The GovCon Index lost some ground from the previous day’s close Tuesday and recorded a loss of 0.254 points to close at 69.007 on Tuesday.
Bloomberg reports U.S. investors have their collective eye on the Federal Reserve‘s scheduled Wednesday release of minutes from its March meeting and many economic analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expect upcoming corporate earnings reports to show some declines.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 5.43 points to 17, 875.42, the S&P 500 composite index dipped 4.29 points to 2, 076.33 and the NASDAQ composite index slipped 7.08 points to 4, 910.23.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||9 (30.00%)|
|Declining Issues||21 (70.00%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.