TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 3, Â 2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio live Thursday morning for an in-depth discussionÂ to coverÂ October’sÂ movements in theÂ GovCon Index, Executive Mosaicâs composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded companiesÂ in the U.S. government contracting industry.
Wilkers and “In Depth” program host Francis Rose discussed the Index’s recovery in October to record its strongest month of the year so farÂ from a volatile third quarter that mirrored choppy activity in U.S. markets.
Other topics included strongÂ third quarter earnings reports from Index companies, theÂ contract won byÂ Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)Â to build the U.S. Air Force‘s Long Range Strike Bomber and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall’s comments to CNBC on the prospect of GovCon sector consolidation.
Click here to listen to the full 10-minute discussion.
Federal News Radio airs on 1500 AM in the Washington metropolitan region and covers newsÂ in federal government, defense, technology, contracting, workforce and policy.
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