The GovCon Index closed at a thirty day low to 75.362; as crude oil continued its’ decline (to an almost six month low) and gold and copper turned to the positive. Concerns over the potential of a slowdown in global growth also dampened the markets.
The stock markets closed significantly down with the S&P500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at two month lows.
TOP GOVCON INDEX GAINERS
|Symbol||Company||$ Current Price||Net Change||% Change|
|HNT||Health Net Inc.||67.46||+1.72||+2.62|
* In the S&P 500 Index
|Index||Value||Net Change||% Change|
|S&P 500||2, 005.52||-36.37||-1.78%|
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||17, 128.39||-367.45||-2.10%|