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May 15 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets up with S&P 500 and NASDAQ Hitting Records

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index posted gains to close at 93.283 up 0.605 percent, with advancers shares outpacing and decliners shares 4 to 1. The S&P 500 index and NASDAQ index hit record highs as oil shows a strong rebound and energy and financial sectors lead gains. WTI rose again for the …

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May 8 Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index at 30 Day High and Major Markets Set New Records

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended Friday at a 30 day high closing at 93.666 up 0.915 percent on the day as advancers outpaced decliners 5 to 1. ICF was at the top of the leader board with a 6.29 percent increase in share value driven by a robust first quarter earnings …

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May 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Down as Markets Close Mixed on Unchanged Fed Rate

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down 0.306 percent to 92.383 as decliners outpaced advancers 2 to 1. Major markets closed mixed as the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and the U.S. economy is showing weakness At market close WTI was down $0.43 compared to the market open of $48.12 per …

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May 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Major Markets Close to Record Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up 0.319 percent to 92.667 as the large platform companies lead the way. Advancers outpacing decliners 2 to 1. On an active day of earnings reports the S&P500 and DJIA flirted with reaching 52 week highs as the NASDAQ set another record. At market close WTI …

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April 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Slightly as Markets React to Proposed Tax Plan

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index moved opposite to market direction and closed up slightly to 93.084 or 0.290 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1. U.S. markets reversed their significantly positive movement from the past two days to close slightly down. Investors reacted cautiously to President Trump’s new tax plan due to …

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April 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Slightly as Markets Near Record Highs on Strong Earnings

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index moved opposite to market direction and closed down slightly to 92.815 down 0.071 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1. U.S. markets were up significantly for the second day. The S&P500 and DJIA closed near record high, while the NASDAQ closed at a new 52 week high …

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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Surge On French Election Results

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index followed advancing global markets to close at a 30 day high of 91.881, up 1.437 percent. Global markets surged with major U.S. indices up over 1.0 percent  on French election results. There are strong indication that Emmanuel Macron (a centrist) will win the June runoff against Marine …

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April 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Markets Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up as advancing stocks outpaced declining 2 to 1. U.S. markets closed mixed as the economy grew at modest to moderate rates per the Bloomberg report. IBM reported weak earnings which helped hold the markets back. At market close WTI was also down $1.86 to $ …

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April 13 Noon Day Report:With Long Weekend Ahead GovCon Index and Markets up Slightly

At noon on the day prior to the long holiday weekend the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is up slightly by 0.270 percent to 90.614. Advancing companies are outpacing decliners 18 to 12. As markets anticipate the long Easter weekend they are up slightly as JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. …

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