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September 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Up as Fed Anticipation Grows

The GovCon Index held onto gains incurred in the early afternoon part of Friday’s trading session to close at a gain of 0.434 points to 72.702. Friday was a light-volume day for U.S. markets as all three major indices recorded modest gains and investors continued to anticipate the Federal Reserve‘s meeting Wednesday and Thursday, …

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September 2 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound on Beige Book Report

The GovCon Index rebounded from two days of declines with a gain of 2.374 percent to close at 71.791 Wednesday as U.S. markets also tried to recover ground from prior losses. The Index remains 7.02 percent below its three-month high of 77.214 from Aug. 17 and is 1.62 percent down from its Aug. 28 …

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August 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Gives Back AM Gains, Nears Correction Territory

The GovCon Index‘s streak of declines extended to a sixth consecutive day Tuesday with a gain of 1.297 percent to 69.628 as U.S. stocks also plummeted late in the trading session. GovCon Index and GovCon Wire parent company Executive Mosaic has determined the Index to officially be near correction territory — 10 percent down from …

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August 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall as Traders Cut Odds on September Rate Hike

The GovCon Index deepened its current streak of losses into a third consecutive day with a decline of 2.156 percent to close at 75.104. Three Index stocks out of 30 closed in positive territory: Maximus (NYSE: MMS), ICF International and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH). Concerns over global growth amid China’s yuan devaluation, …

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August 12 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Markets Trade Near Gain Line on Energy Stock Lift

The GovCon Index recovered some losses sustained during the morning trading session Wednesday but ended at a decline of 0.130 points to 76.354. Gains from energy shares and Apple helped U.S. stocks to reverse declines from the morning session that stemmed from continued investor reaction to China’s currency devaluation in the …

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July 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Slightly Up as Investors Digest Earnings

The GovCon Index closed in neutral territory Monday with a nominal gain of 0.040 points to 77.143. Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) stock price jumped nearly 2 percent after the company said it would examine a separation of its information technology and technical services business and its agreement to purchase helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft from United …

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July 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended at 77.103 on Friday’s close, losing 0.272 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 33.80 points to 18, 806.45, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index gained 2.35 points to 2, 126.64 and the NASDAQ composite index increased 46.96 points to 5, 120.14. Top Percentage Gainers Company $ Current Price $ Change % Change Honeywell …

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July 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Mixed

The GovCon Index ended the week in negative territory to close at a loss of 0.272 points and end at 77.103. Index company Honeywell (NYSE: HON) saw its share price jump nearly 2 percent after the company reported an increase of $1.51 earnings per share for its second fiscal quarter, up …

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July 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 4-Day Gain Streak

The GovCon Index closed slightly down today with a loss of 0.035 points to end the Wednesday trading day at 76.835. The GovCon Index spent most the trading day in the positive, however it dipped late in the day following the major U.S. markets on concerns of the Federal Reserve …

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July 6 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline Amid Greece Jitters

The GovCon Index closed at a loss in its first session post-Fourth of July weekend to record a decline of 0.117 points and end at 74.604 Monday. Uncertainty over the debt negotiations in Greece weighed on U.S. stocks Monday after two-thirds of Greek citizens voted “no” on a proposal from the …

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