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August 21th Morning Report: Friday Close – Markets End The Week in The Negative

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down on Friday and ended the week off 2.45 percent from Monday’s open. The major indices closed Friday in the negative. The S&P500 ended at 2,425.55 off 1.46 percent for the week, while DJIA dropped 1.43 percent for the week to 21,674.51, and the NASDAQ …

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August 14th Morning Report: Friday Close – Markets End Week Stable and to the Positive

Markets closed Friday to the positive after a geopolitically charged week of ups and downs. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its downward trend to close Friday up 0.370 percent to 100.301. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 2 to 1. Friday’s close had Vectrus leading the GCI with trading volumes of more than twice the average …

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August 8th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Move Downward

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed direction to close down 0.261 percent to 100.760 . Decliners outpaced advancers 19 to 11. The major indices closed down for the day with the S&P500 off 0.24 percent, while DJIA moved slightly downward by 0.15 percent and the NASDAQ Composite was off 0.21 percent. …

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August 7th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Move in a Positive Direction

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb and remained above the 100 mark to close at 100.850 up 0.243 percent. Shares of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) topped the board on reports that United Technologies Corp. was considering a deal to buy the aircraft equipment maker. The major indices started the …

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August 7th Morning Report: Friday Close – Markets End Week Up on Strong July Employment Numbers

Markets responded positively to July employment reports which beat expectation. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed the week at 100.443 up 0.122 percent. At Friday’s close advancers outpaced decliners 18 to 12. The GCI was up 1.5 percent for the week. The major indices closed up on Friday. The S&P500 gained …

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August 4th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Up on Strong July Employment Numbers

Markets responded positively to better than expected July employment reports. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) remained above the 100 mark to close at 100.443 up 0.122 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 18 to 12. The major indices closed up on the day. The S&P500 gained 0.19 percent, while the DJIA set another new …

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July 31st Morning Report: Friday Close – GovConIndex Ends Week Up, With Markets Weekly Performance Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the week up closing Friday at 99.374, advancing 1.0 percent from Monday’s open. The major indices closed mixed on Friday. The S&P500 gave back earlier gains from the week to close unchanged from the Monday open. The DJIA posted a 291 point gain for the …

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July 24th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovConIndex Ends Week Up, Markets Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the week with two consecutive days of positive moves. The GCI closed on Friday at 98.338, up 0.149 percent, hitting a weekly high. The top five positions on the GCI were held by manufacturing companies. All the major indices closed marginally down Friday with the …

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July 17th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovConIndex, S&P500, DJIA End The Week at New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed the week on Friday at a new high while coming close to breaking the 98.00 mark. Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1 as the GCI closed at 97.971, up 0.450 percent. The major indices all closed up with the S&P500 and DJIA reaching a new …

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July 10th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovConIndex Reaches 30 Day High

All the market closed trading Friday in the positive on the day. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reached a 30 day high to close at 96.626 up 1.33 percent with twenty eight of the thirty stocks that make up the index closing positive. The major indices closed strong on Friday responding …

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