David Smith

February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Slightly In Mixed Markets

The GovCon Index showed a modest gain today closing at 71.436, up 0.066%, as both the Dow Jones Industrial and S&P500 closed slightly down from effects of sliding oil prices. The NASDAQ Composite ending the day in the positive receiving a boost from Applied Materials (AMAT.O) up 7.9% and rebound …

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January 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Reverses Correction With 1.35% Increase, Oil Advances 9%

The GovCon Index closed up 1.35% to 71.466 as all US markets showed significant gains. The DJIA closed at 16, 093.51 up 1.33%, the S&P ended the day positive at 1, 906.90 up 2.03%, and the NASDAQ increased 2.66% to 4, 591.18. Global Oil prices all increased with WTI crude up over …

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December 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Turns Around Two-Day Slump

The GovCon Index rode the markets up and closed at 76.181, up 0.906%. The markets experienced a roller coaster throughout the trading day but ended positive with strong movement the last 30 minutes of the trading day. Copper and gold were up on news that China may add to the stimulus. …

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

  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 …

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December 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Follows Commodity Markets Downward

The markets closed down today on the heels of weak commodity prices. Precious metals, oil and natural gas all closed down on the day. The GovCon Index market gainers for the day were CACI International (NYSE: CACI) closing at $99.15 share price, up $4.48 or 4.73%; and Orbital ATK (NYSE: …

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David Dacquino to Transition Out of SkyLink

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: SkyLink Aviation, Inc., a leading aviation transport and logistics service provider today announced that David Dacquino will transition out as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. The Company also announced that the Board has appointed Rima Saleh as President and Philip Hampson will assume …

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EM Editor Ross Wilkers Talks GovCon Index’s October Surge, Northrop’s Bomber Win Federal News Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 3,  2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio live Thursday morning for an in-depth discussion to cover October’s movements in the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded companies in the U.S. government contracting industry. Wilkers and “In Depth” program host …

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US Navy Announces Contract Awards to Serco and SAIC To Install Integrated Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29,  2015 – US Navy announced the contract award to  Serco Inc. and Science Applications International Corp. to install integrated systems ashore or on board the U.S. Navy’s ships The one-year contracts are worth $17, 959, 283 and $17, 113, 248, respectively. The scope of work is …

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