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March 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up 1%, Dollar Weakens on Greece Speculation

The GovCon Index rode across-the-board gains of U.S. stocks Friday to record a climb of 1.152 percent — or 0.817 points — and close at 70.116. Twenty-seven out of 30 total index companies saw their stock prices close in positive territory. Investors reacted to comments by a European Union official that Greece could …

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March 18 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Markets Rally After Fed Statement

The GovCon Index rode across-the-board gains in U.S. stock market Wednesday with a rise of 0.714 points — or 1.016 percent — to 69.558. As many investors expected, the Federal Reserve removed the word “patient” in its guidance on the next interest rate increase but the central bank also signaled it would wait to raise …

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March 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Euro Bank Unveils Bond Purchase Initiative

The GovCon Index recorded a slight gain of 0.034 points on Thursday to close at 69.306. Investors will pay particular attention to figures on hourly wages and unemployment, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 38.82 points to 18, 135.72, the S&P 500 composite index rose 2.51 points to 2, …

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March 2 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down at Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended the month of February with 69.615 at Friday’s close, a loss of 0.677 points or 0.982 percent. ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) led gainers after reporting a double-digit revenue increase for the 2014 fiscal year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 82.04 points to 18, 132.38, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index dipped 6.25 points …

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February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends February With Loss

The GovCon Index closed the last trading day of February with a loss of 0.677 points to 69.615. ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) was the biggest gainer after the company reported an 11-percent increase in revenue for its full 2014 fiscal year. Commerce Department data released Friday said the country’s gross domestic …

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February 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips on Mixed Day for US Markets

The GovCon Index ended a string of two consecutive flat trading days Wednesday with a decline of 0.293 points to 70.715. U.S. stocks held level across-the-board on a day that saw Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen testify to the House Financial Services Committee and the release of data that showed a 0.2 percent …

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February 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes with Record 8th Day of Gains

The GovCon Index closed Friday at 70.937,  a gain of 0.757 points (1.056%), for its eighth straight day of increase. Stocks at index company Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) jumped 3.53 percent after the Virginia-based shipbuilder recorded positive revenue for the 2014 fiscal year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 154.67 points to 18, 140.44, the Standard & Poor’s 500 …

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February 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises as Greece, Creditors Strike 4-Month Deal

The GovCon Index recorded an eight-consecutive day in positive territory Friday as it gained 0.757 points — or 1.056 percent — to close at 70.937. Index company Huntington Ingalls (NYSE: HII), the Virginia-based shipbuilder, saw its stock jump ____ percent after it reported a 2-percent increase in revenue for its full 2014 fiscal …

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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 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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