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June 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed at 75.917on Friday, shedding 0.114 points for a fourth straight day of loss. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 56.66 points to 17, 947.02, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 0.70 points to 2, 101.61 and the Nasdaq composite index lost 31.68 points to 5, 080.50. Top Percentage Gainers   Company   $ Stock Price …

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June 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Slide, US Stocks Mixed

The GovCon Index continued its run of declines to a fourth consecutive day Friday with a loss of 0.114 points and closing figure of 75.917. A 4-percent rise in Nike shares helped boost the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow’s industrial segment with losses of technology stocks translated to a mixed day for U.S. markets, according …

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June 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Raw Material Losses Drag US Markets

The GovCon Index extended its losses from the previous day’s session to close down 0.756 points Wednesday and end at 76.292. Declines in raw material and railroad stocks held down U.S. markets Wednesday and investors grew concerned that Greece’s debt negotiations are not as close to completion as they previously …

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June 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended at 76.906 on Friday’s close, registering a loss of 0.244 points that ended three straight days of gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 101.56 points to 18, 014.28, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index lost 11.54 points to 2, 109.70 and the NASDAQ composite index decreased 15.95 points to 5, 117.00. Top Percentage Gainers   Company …

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June 19 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Drift Down

The GovCon Index‘s three-day streak of gains ended in Friday’s trading session with a loss of 0.244 points to close at 76.906. Financial shares in the S&P 500 declined 0.7 percent and uncertainty over Greece’s debt negotiations was also a driver of Friday’s trading activity, according to the Wall Street Journal. …

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June 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Jumps, Investors Cheer Fed Statement

The GovCon Index more than tripled its gains from the previous two trading days to record a climb Wednesday of 0.712 points and close at 77.150. U.S. investor confidence grew during Wednesday’s trading session after the Federal Reserve said it thought the economy would be strong enough to handle an interest …

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June 17 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb After Fed Rate Hike Comments

The GovCon Index continued its climb from Monday’s large decline in Wednesday’s trading session to close up 0.190 points and end at 76.438. Investors reacted positively to comments from Federal Reserve officials that they are holding to their forecast of an interest rate hike by the end of the year as Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen …

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June 15 Market Close: Greece Fears Send GovCon Index, US Stocks to Decline

The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Thursday with a loss of 0.529 points to close at 75.809. Health Net (NYSE: HNT),  Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Serco Group were the only Index companies to see gains — respectively at 2.68 percent, 2.26 percent and 0.804 …

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June 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises 1%, Bank Gains Lift US Market

The GovCon Index bounced back from a two-day stretch of losses Wednesday to record a gain of 1.675 percent — or 0.944 points — and close at 76.252. U.S. stocks rose with banks and financial stocks as among the drivers of Wednesday’s trading activity and investors also cheered news that Greece and …

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June 8 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Friday on positive territory 0.035 points at 75.953.   The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 56.12 points to 17, 849.46, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 3.01 points to 2, 092.83 and the NASDAQ composite index was up 9.33 points to 5, 068.46. Top Percentage Gainers   Company …

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