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October 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Posts 4th Straight Weekly Loss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower Friday as large-cap primes fell to offset a jump by Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) on that company’s in-line third quarter earnings as the GCI ended at its fourth straight weekly loss. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered advancers 2-to-1 in Friday trade and Honeywell was the GCI’s lone S&P 500-listed stock of …

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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more

October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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October 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Returns to Narrow Range as Energy Gains Boost US Stocks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at a slight loss Wednesday to show a fourth session of tight movement over the last five on mixed activity in its large-cap members as U.S. stocks rode gains by energy producers on a 15-month high settlement in crude oil prices. GovCon Index laggers slightly edged gainers and six of its 11 …

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October 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Little Change as Energy & Consumer Declines Weigh on US Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted little change for a second consecutive session Monday on mixed results among its large-cap companies as U.S. stocks closed mostly lower due to a sell-off in consumer and energy sector shares that coincided with a decline in crude oil prices. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered advancers and four of …

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October 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%, Earnings & Inflation Worries Loom Over Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index plunged 1 percent Tuesday to post its worst one-day performance in two months with all 30 companies in red at the close as U.S. financial markets entered sell-off mode on investor worries over dim third quarter corporate earnings and the fast pace of inflation. Six of the GovCon Index’s …

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October 10 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday, Weekly Decline on September Jobs Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered a sharp 1.298-percent decline Friday to close at 79.859, going below 80 points for the first time since Sept. 21. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) are the GCI’s only S&P 500-listed stocks to close green Friday. The Index also posted …

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October 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunges 1%, Falls Below 80 on Honeywell Earnings Guidance Miss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered its second loss of at least 1 percent in six sessions Friday to register its second consecutive weekly decline on Honeywell International‘s (NYSE: HON) largest one-day plunge in 15 months on an earnings guidance miss and other falls by mid-tier contractors. Friday’s sharp decline puts the GCI at …

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October 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls on Defense Prime Declines, Strong Dollar and IMF Forecast Weigh on Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index declined Tuesday with major defense primes and large services companies the major contributors to its losses as U.S. stocks also tumbled on a stronger dollar and a muted global outlook from the International Monetary Fund. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by a 2-to-1 ratio, McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) was …

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September 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Move Green in PM Trade on Oil Supply Cut Reports

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned positive in mid-afternoon trade Wednesday along with U.S. stocks after reports surfaced that major oil producing countries reached an agreement to limit global supply with more details due in November. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 4-to-1 ratio and eight of its 11 S&P 500 companies …

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September 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down Slightly, After Past Few Days Roller Coaster Ride

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down slightly after significant market swings the past three days. Declining shares outpaced advancing 23 to 6. Market closed mixed with DJIA and S&P500 down and the NASDAQ tech stocks up on the day. Investor are still cautious ahead of next week’s Fed meeting and the potential …

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