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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Strong Day For All Markets

The GovCon Index climbed significantly today closing at 72.232 up 1.114 percent, pulling itself out of correction. All three markets — the Dow Jones Industrial, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all showed robust gains approaching 1.50 percent, with WTI crude oil closing up 6.21 percent to $31.48. As reported …

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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks End Volatile Session in Neutral as Oil Hits $28

The GovCon Index reversed a negative open of at least 1 percent as Tuesday’s trading day progressed but hit another dip in the final hour to end at a nominal gain of 0.044 points to 70.079. Gains in biotechnology and material shares helped U.S. stocks bounce back in Monday’s afternoon …

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Securityhunter-Led Team to Help Protect SSA Facilities, Personnel Under $200M BPA

The Social Security Administration has awarded a spot on a five-year, $200 million blanket purchase agreement to an industry team led by Securityhunter for the implementation of physical security equipment at 1, 500 agency facilities throughout the U.S. Securityhunter said Monday it will help install and maintain video surveillance, intrusion detection, duress alarm …

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Air Force Awards 15 Spots on $975M National Security, Logistics Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 15 companies positions on a potential nine-year, $975 million contract to provide logistics support and help U.S. and partner agencies carry out national security missions. The service branch received 16 proposals for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. The contractors will compete for task …

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February 1 Morning Report: GovCon Index Recovers From Correction

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a 2.643-percent gain to 71.807 to surge out of correction territory. The gain comes amid a recovery in technology stocks and investor optimism on a slowdown of future interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve.   Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current Price …

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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges Out of Correction to End Volatile January

The GovCon Index surged out of correction territory Friday with a gain of 2.643 percent to 71.807 which mirrored investor optimism that the Federal Reserve may slow down future interest rate hikes and a bounce-back from technology stocks. The Index ends the week at a 2.81-percent loss and the first …

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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups

As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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Gary Slack Joins XLA as President, CEO

Gary Slack, former president and chief operating officer of QinetiQ North America, has been appointed president and chief executive at Tysons, Virginia-based government services contractor XLA. The more than 30-year GovCon veteran will be responsible for implementing the company’s growth strategies and succeeds founder and former CEO Lloyd Mustin, who will …

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Nick Noviello Joins Blue Coat Systems as CFO; Greg Clark Comments

Nick Noviello, formerly chief financial officer at NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP), has joined Blue Coat Systems as CFO. Noviello succeeds Gregg Hampton, who transitions to the role of senior vice president of business operations at Blue Coat, and will directly report to CEO Greg Clark, Blue Coat Systems said Wednesday. “Nick’s financial …

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State Dept OKs $180M Australian Request for Boeing-Built Chinook Helicopters

The State Department has cleared the possible $180 million sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) CH-47F Chinook helicopters to Australia under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the Australian government ordered Chinook helicopters, aircraft turbine engines, common missile warning systems, Honeywell‘s (NYSE: …

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