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December 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes at 30 Day Low

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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
NAV Navistar Intern.   8.57 +0.59 +7.39
I Intelsat  4.05 +0.26 +6.86
CSRA CSRA* 27.46 +0.79 +2.96
HNT Health Net Inc.  67.46 +1.72 +2.62
MCK McKesson Corp.*  193.40 +3.38 +1.78
Advancing Issues  5
Declining Issues  24
Unchanged Issues  1

* In the S&P 500 Index


MARKET SUMMARY

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 75.362 -1.190 -1.554%
S&P 500 2, 005.52 -36.37 -1.78%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 128.39 -367.45 -2.10%
NASDAQ 4, 923.08 -79.47 -1.59%

 

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