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The Bridge on October 22th – Dealing with Rising Seas – Politics and Policy of Climate Change

On October 22nd at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy – is joined by Ann Phillips, Rear Admiral (Vice Commander), U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Dale Morris, Senior Economist, Embassy of the Netherlands – for a discussion about planning for and …

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October 18th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Set New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down for the third consecutive day to settle at 108.573 off 0.175 percent. Advancing shares outpaced declining 17 to 13. The three major indices all closed positive setting new record highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.07 percent to 2,561.26, while the DJIA topped the 23,000 mark …

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The Bridge on October 15th – Jim McCarthy Discusses Best Practices in Writing Proposals

On October 15th Jim McCarthy host of The Bridge sat down with Sara Freeman and Colleen McCarthy Huckabee, of AOC Key Solutions in a fast-paced question and answer, probing the best practices used during the proposal process. Jim McCarthy: [Fill in the blank segment} “The Number one reason proposals fail is ____” …

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October 16th Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices End Week Positive

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed Friday down for the day however, ended the week up from Monday’s open by 0.19 percent to settle at 109.358. The three major indices all ended the week up slightly from Monday’s open with the S&P500 up 0.16 percent to 2,553.17, while the DJIA closed …

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The Bridge on October 15th – How to Write Proposals to Best Meet the Government’s Needs

On October 15th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy – sits with Sara Freeman and Colleen McCarthy Huckabee, colleagues of AOC Key Solutions in a fast-paced format soliciting best practices used during the proposal process. They’ll review the current …

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The Bridge – Highlights From How Proper Planning Can Lessen the Impact of a Crisis

As the nation is dealing with the devastation from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria; Jim Mc Carthy the host of The Bridge  (televised on October 8th) spoke with Hart Brown (Firestorm) and Charles M. Vieau (HUB International Insurance Services) about how proper planning can lessen the impact of a crisis. Jim McCarthy:  “With …

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October 9th Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices End First Week of October Positive

As we ended the first week in October the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued for its sixth consecutive day of gains, to close up 0.032 percent for the day and up 0.67 percent from the monthly open. The markets closed mixed with the S&P500 down 0.11 percent to 2,549.33, while the DJIA also moved down …

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The Bridge – How Proper Planning Can Lessen the Impact of a Crisis

The aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have left many displaced and without food, water, shelter, and electricity. With the CMS Ruling, that impacts Medicaid/Medicare funding taking effect November 15 of this year, there hasn’t been a more important time to discuss the potential gaps and pitfalls without crisis …

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October 2nd Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices all Positive for the 3rd Qrt.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the third quarter in the positive, up 11.71 points or 12.24 percent for the third quarter. The major indices were up for the fiscal year third quarter with all three indices reaching new highs. The S&P500 quarterly performance was up 90.35 points or 3.72 percent, while the DJIA …

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September 29th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up With the S&P500 and NASDAQ Setting New Records

  The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.228 percent to 107.363 with advancing shares outpacing declining 2 to 1. The major indices closed up on the day with the S&P500 and NASDAQ Composite setting new records. The S&P500 increase was up 0.37 percent to 2,519.36, while the DJIA closed at 22,405.09 up 0.11 …

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