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December 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stock Losses Deepen on Commodity Pressure

The GovCon Index fell for a consecutive day at a decline of 0.573 points to 77.530 as continued declines in commodity prices kept U.S. stocks in negative territory for a second straight session. Three out of 30 stocks closed positive with CACI International (NYSE: CACI) the top Index gainer out of three …

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December 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets as Oil Price Declines Sink US Markets

The GovCon Index followed across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Friday with a loss of 0.307 points to 78.031 and only five out of 30 contractors that ended the day with gains. U.S. stocks tumbled as crude oil in New York settled down 5.8 percent to a new six-and-a-half-year low of $37.65 a barrel, …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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Air Force Adds 10 Firms to Potential $5B Cyber, Info Systems Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has selected an additional 10 companies to compete for task orders to research, develop and test cybersecurity and information system management tools under a potential five-year, $5 billion contract. These companies will join the six vendors initially awarded small business set-aside positions on the multiple-award contract last month, the Defense Department …

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William LaPlante to Leave USAF Acquisition Lead Post, Rejoin Mitre

William LaPlante will step down as assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Air Force after three years of civilian service in the branch and transition to a senior role at Mitre, the military branch announced Thursday. The Air Force added the Defense Department will reappoint LaPlante to the Defense Science Board to advise …

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November 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges 3% on Defense Stock Volume

The GovCon Index rebounded from a two-day decline Monday with a surge of 2.901 percent to 77.587 on high volume in defense stocks three days after the terrorist attacks in Paris Friday. Ammunition and rocket manufacturer Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) led all Index gainers at 6.37 percent to $85.19 and 29 out …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015: BAE’s Decision Gives Some US Govt Services M&A Clarity & more

Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson What will the U.S. government services market look like when we enter 2016 and who will be in it? We received some clarity to that question early Thursday morning …

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Wood Parker Named to Serco’s US Arm Board; Dan Allen Comments

Wood Parker, former president and CEO of Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, has been appointed to the board of directors at Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary Serco Inc. “Wood’s extensive knowledge and insight into federal government contracting with the department of defense, federal civilian agencies and the intelligence community will be …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015: The Numbers Behind Record-Breaking M&A Year, CSC’s US Govt Spinoff Moves Forward & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson While government agencies continue to operate at the established levels and tightly control the dollars they have on hand, the stock market is jumping in anticipation …

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