EM Editor Ross Wilkers Discusses August Market Volatility’s Effects on GovCon Index to Federal News Radio

GovConIndexTYSONS CORNER, VA, September 3,  2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio Thursday to overview the August movements in the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded firms in the U.S. government contracting industry.

In that segment aired Thursday, Wilkers and “In Depth” program host Francis Rose discussed how August’s volatility in U.S. and global markets affected the GovCon Index and how close it came to officially being in a correction.

Wilkers and Rose also examined this week’s news that Computer Sciences Corp.’s U.S. public sector spinoff and SRA International would merge once the future “CSCGov” separates from CSC and how historically-low interest rates are a driver behind 2015’s high volume of merger-and-acquisition deals in the GovCon and defense sector.

Click here to listen to the full discussion.

Federal News Radio airs on 1500 AM in the Washington metropolitan region and covers news in federal government, defense, technology, contracting, workforce and policy.

About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. It provides its members an opportunity to learn from peer business executives and government thought leaders while providing an interactive forum to develop key business and partnering relationships. Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and delivers robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and four consequential E-newswires. Executive Mosaic is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA. www.executivemosaic.com

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