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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Down as Markets Mix on Canceled Healthcare Vote

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed to a monthly low of 91.512. The major U.S. markets close mixed with the S&P 500 and DJIA down slightly for the second straight day and the NASDAQ up. It appears that the GOP scraped the healthcare bill all together. The Trump administration could not reach …

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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Close Down on Delayed Healthcare Vote

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved down in lock step with the major U.S. markets. The major U.S. markets reversed their earlier gains to close down late in the day as the GOP delayed the vote on their healthcare bill. The Trump administration are still attempting to reach agreement with conservative Republicans …

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March 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, as Markets Wait for Health Care Vote

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved up as stocks partially rebound from yesterday’s steep losses. After yesterday’s more than 1 percent drop the markets closed mixed with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ up on the day and the DJIA down. Investors were mixed as they wait for the Republican health care bill …

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March 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down, as Equities Markets Close Mixed

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved downward as the equities markets closed mixed on the day. The S&P 500 and DJIA ended the day down off -0.20 percent and -0.04 percent respectively while the NASDAQ closed up +0.01. Stocks reacted as Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans eluted to the …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers For 2017 Healthcare Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., March 20, 2017 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — rounded out the speakers list for their 2017 Healthcare Forum to be held on March 23rd. The Healthcare Forum will present leaders in both the public and private sector discussing digital healthcare, interoperability and …

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March 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Week in the Positive as Fed Raises Rates To 1.00 Percent

On Wednesday of last the Federal Reserve raised rates by one quarter point to 1.0 percent, while giving a strong indication of the potential for two additional rate increases to come later in the year. Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved up to end the week in the positive. The Index closed …

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March 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week Up, as Markets Show Modest Weekly Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved contrary to the markets today to end the week in the positive. The Index closed at 94.094, up 0.853 percent from the week’s open. The markets closed mixed for the day with the S&P 500 and DJIA closing down, 0.13 percent and 0.10 percent respectively. The …

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March 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, With Mixed Market Closings

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down on the day as markets were mixed. After the Federal Reserve raised rates by one quarter point yesterday the markets responded with modest losses on the S&P500 and DJIA and a nominal gain on the NASDAQ. Treasury yields moved higher and the dollar lower. GovCon …

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March 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, as Markets React Positively to the Federal Reserve Rate Increase

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed up on the day as markets responded positively to the Federal Reserve raising the benchmark lending rate. Not to anybody’s surprise the Federal Reserve raised rates by one quarter point to 1.0 percent, while also giving a strong indication for two additional rate increases later in …

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