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March 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, With Markets Mixed

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed up on the day as markets were mixed; the S&P 500 up 0.04 % to 2372.47, the DJIA closing down 0.10% to 20,881.48, and the NASDAQ up 0.24% closing at 5875.78. Advancing issues outpaced declining 4 to 1. Rockwell Collins lead the way for GovCon Index …

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March 13 Morning Report: Positive February Jobs Data Move GovCon Index and Markets Up

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index followed markets to close up Friday after the release of strong February employment figures. The Labor Department’s monthly report showed employers added an above-forecast 235,000 positions in February, with the jobless rate dropping to 4.7 percent. Other strong indicators from the February report were a pickup in …

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March 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, While Markets Respond to Strong Jobs Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed up as major markets rebounded on strong February employment results. The Labor Department’s monthly report showed employers added an above-forecast of 235,000 positions in February, led by construction jobs and employment in the goods-producing industries. Other strong indicators from the February report were a pickup in …

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March 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, While Stock Markets Close Up and WTI Drops Below $50

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down for the day to 92.798 off -0.123%, contrary to the major markets which all closed slightly up. Investors wait for the February official U.S. jobs data due to release tomorrow. GovCon Index decliners outpaced advancers 19 to 11 as Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) leds gainers for …

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March 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, US Stock Markets Down

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed it’s four day losing streak to close up 0.000% to 93.000. Even with the US stocks posting it third lose in the past four days the GovCon Index was able to remain in the positive. GovCon Index advancers split evenly with decliners as seven of its …

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March 1 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb to New Records on Trump Speech & Rate Hike Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high Wednesday for the second time in three sessions as U.S. stocks also extended their record-setting rally in their best one-day performance of 2017 so far with the S&P 500 composite index above 2,400 for the first time during intraday trade after President Donald …

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February 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hold Lower Ahead of Trump Address

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and U.S. stocks fell Tuesday at their worst one-day declines over the past month as investors looked ahead to President Donald Trump’s speech before a joint session of Congress at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time for further clues on his economic agenda that has included promises of tax cuts, deregulation …

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February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close on Trump Military Budget Proposal

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time record high Monday with large aerospace-and-defense primes the main contributors to gains after President Donald Trump unveiled his proposal to raise military spending 9 percent for the next federal fiscal year. U.S. stocks also posted small gains as the benchmark S&P 500 composite …

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February 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Gets Boost as Trump Reaffirms Military Buildup Plan

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a 0.625-point climb Friday to record a fourth consecutive weekly gain as defense stocks received a boost from President Donald Trump’s reiteration of his presidential campaign pledge to build up the military. GCI advancers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio with Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) …

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