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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Record Slight Declines

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal loss Monday of 0.089 points to close at 70.027. Losses of transportation shares offset gains in consumer and technology stocks as investors also weighed Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer’s comment that an interest rate raise will likely happen before the end of the year, Bloomberg reported. The …

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March 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Traders Consider Fed Statement

The GovCon Index took a slight dip Thursday to record a decline of 0.259 points and close at 69.229 on a day of mixed results in U.S. markets. Investors continued to mull the Federal Reserve‘s statement Wednesday that an interest rate increase will be more gradual than they previously expected and …

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February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Investors Await Friday Greece Meeting

The GovCon Index extended its streak of gains to a fourth consecutive day with a Thursday increase of 0.383 points to 70.180. Investors will watch a meeting in Brussels between government officials from Germany in Greece on terms of a bailout of Greece and energy shares dipped with declines in crude oil prices, according to Bloomberg. …

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February 18 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Remain Flat as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index recorded a relatively flat trading day Wednesday with a nominal gain of 0.18 points to close at 69.798. U.S. traders mulled the release of the Federal Reserve‘s minutes showed the central bank would exercise continued patience before a potential interest rate increase, according to CNBC. Investors also considered news that …

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February 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges as Oil Price Jumps

The GovCon Index made a gain for a third consecutive trading day as it rose 0.69 points — or 0.986 percent — to 69.272 on Thursday. All but one company on the index saw their stock prices increase. An agreement between Russia and Ukraine on a ceasefire and a 4.9-percent jump in crude oil futures …

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February 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level as Greece, Ukraine Talks Hang Over Market

The GovCon Index mirrored largely flat activity in the larger U.S. stock market to record a nominal gain of 0.091 points to 68.582. Traders showed concern over the outcome of negotiations between Greece’s new government and finance leaders in the Euro zone and are watching the progress of peace talks between France, …

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January 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Fed Holds to ‘Patient’ Interest Rate Line

The GovCon Index extended its current stretch of declines to a third straight day with a loss of 0.306 points — or 0.432 percent — to close at 71.223 on Wednesday. Boeing (NYSE: BA) recorded the largest gain of any index member — a nearly 5-percent increase — after the company said revenue for its 2014 …

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December 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Crude Oil Prices Drag Market Down

The GovCon Index started the week of Dec. 8 with a decline of 0.761 percent — or 0.533 points — to close at 70.530 on Monday. Crude oil prices fell to below $63 per barrel for the first time in five years and investors reacted to other data that showed a shrinking economy in Japan, …

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December 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Loses Ground, Investors Await Labor Report

The GovCon Index retreated Thursday by 0.223 percent — or 0.157 points — to close at 70.676, a figure that keeps the index in positive territory from the previous week. Investors reacted to the European Central Bank’s decision to not take any action on a potential stimulus until at least early next year …

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December 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Climb

The GovCon Index continued its post-Thanksgiving climb for a second consecutive day with a Wednesday closing figure of 70.834 — an increase of 0.799 percent, or 0.571 points from Tuesday. Investors reacted to a report from the ADP Research Institute that says companies added 208, 000 employees during November and that …

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