David Smith

May 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Slightly With Mixed Market Results

The GovCon Index closed down slightly 0.078 points to 78.195 with armored truck manufacturer Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) and CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) posting the largest percentage loses. CSRA conducted their fourth-quarter and full-year earnings call yesterday after the market close and posted mixed results,  as reported in GovCon Wire. U.S. stocks …

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Bill Evanina to Speak at Potomac Officers Club Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘May 25, 2016 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — announced that Bill Evanina,  Director, Office of the Nat’l Counterintelligence and Security Executive of National Counterintelligence and Security Center Executive (NCSC) will be a guest speaker at the Spring 2016 Cybersecurity Summit. Join us …

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Lieutenant General J. Kevin McLaughlin Opening Speaker at Potomac Officers Club

TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘May 23, 2016 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — announced that Lieutenant General J. Kevin McLaughlin, United States Air Force – Deputy Commander of U.S. Cyber Command will be the opening keynote speaker for the Spring 2016 Cybersecurity Summit. The Summit will …

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May 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up

As fears of the June Federal Reserve rate hike subsided the GovCon Index and major market indexes closed the week in the positive. The GovCon Index closed at 77.776 up 0.705 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 65.54 points to close at 17, 500.94, the S&P500 gained 12.28 to …

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Potomac Officers Club Adds John Hickey (DISA) to Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘May 19, 2016 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — announced that John Hickey – Director of Cyber Directorate of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has be added to the current lineup of speakers for the Spring 2016 Cybersecurity Summit. The Summit will be …

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Booz Allen Hamilton to Host Event – Shaping the Future of Transportation

On Monday May 16th Booz Allen Hamilton will be showcasing their new Innovation Center with a hosted event titled Shaping the Future of Transportation. Attendees will hear from industry, government and the innovation community panelists on transportation’s role in connected society,  big data, security, and emerging technologies. Brian Pickerall, Vice President, …

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GovCon Wire Editor Ross Wilkers Discusses Defense 1Q Earnings Season on ‘National Defense Week’ Radio Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 3, 2016 — Ross Wilkers, lead journalist for GovCon Wire and online editor for Executive Mosaic media properties,  was interviewed for a radio segment scheduled to air Sunday morning on first quarter earnings reports from U.S. defense contractors and Wall Street’s current perceptions of the sector. Washington-based WMAL in March …

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March 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week With a Three Day Positive Streak

The GovCon Index continued it positive trend for the third consecutive day closing up 1.417% to 75.314. According to Bloomberg, the Dow and S&P 500 closed Friday in positive territory for 2016. Strong performance from emerging market stocks, and oil prices helped prop up stock prices. Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol …

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March 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Up On Strong Economic Data

The GovCon Index continued on a steady upward trend to close at 74.289, up 0.408%. The Index rode the market up as WTI broke the $40/barrel mark and on positive economic news from the Federal Reserve agreeing to hold interest rate firm, at least for the time being. According to Bloomberg, …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Strong Day For All Markets

The GovCon Index climbed significantly today closing at 72.232 up 1.114 percent, pulling itself out of correction. All three markets — the Dow Jones Industrial, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all showed robust gains approaching 1.50 percent, with WTI crude oil closing up 6.21 percent to $31.48. As reported …

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