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May 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Markets Rally 1% on Jobs Report

The GovCon Index recovered an entire week’s worth of losses Friday with a rally of 1.046 percent to close at 73.943. All major U.S. stock indices recorded gains of at least 1 percent after April’s employment report from the Labor Department showed the country added 223, 000 jobs during the month, which the …

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May 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Tumbles 1%, Trade Deficit Report Sinks US Markets

The GovCon Index had two straight days of gains wiped out during Tuesday’s trading session as it closed 1.372 percent lower to end at 73.332. Serco Inc. was the only Index company to close Tuesday in positive territory. News that March’s $51.4 billion trade deficit beat expectations of many market …

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April 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Economic Growth Report Sends Stocks Down

The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board losses in U.S. stock markets Wednesday with a decline of 0.678 points to end the day at 74.831. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), the index’s biggest gainer, saw its stock price jump 3.78 percent after the company reported a 7-percent increase in first quarter 2015 revenue from …

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April 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Investors Await Fed Meeting

The GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declines Tuesday to record a gain of 0.226 points and close at 75.530. U.S. markets traded downward during the morning session but recovered during the afternoon as investors prepare to digest news from the Federal Reserve‘s two-day meeting that starts Tuesday, according …

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April 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed down 0.238 points at 75.901 on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 21.45 points to 18, 080.14, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index climbed 4.77 points to 2, 117.70 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 36.02 points to 5, 092.08. Top Percentage Gainers   Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % …

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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, Tech Earnings News Lifts US Stocks

The GovCon Index fell for the second consecutive day Friday to close down 0.238 points at 75.901 and end the week with a 1.16 percent gain from the previous five-day trading period. Corporate financial reports from Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) helped send U.S. markets into nominal positive territory despite continued concern …

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April 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Mixed Earnings Stall US Markets

The GovCon Index recorded an increase for the second consecutive day as it closed up 0.323 points to end the day at 76.078. U.S. stock markets recorded a mixed day after a new slate of financial reports from many blue chip companies showed they beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share …

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April 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Earnings Give US Stocks Jolt

The GovCon Index snapped a two-day streak of declines Wednesday to record a nominal gain of 0.048 points and close at 76.028. Positive earnings reports from blue chips such as Intel, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase helped send U.S. stocks up Wednesday and earnings shares rode a 2-percent oil price …

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April 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Mixed Day for US Stocks

The GovCon Index mirrored a mixed day for U.S. stocks Tuesday as it closed down 0.105 points to 76.004. Bloomberg cited increases of energy shares in tandem with oil prices and a decline in technology stocks as among the drivers of Tuesday’s trading activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed …

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April 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Flat on Quiet Trading Day

The GovCon Index struggled for direction Thursday as it recorded a nominal loss of 0.014 points to close at 69.263. U.S. markets were relatively quiet during Thursday’s trading day as investors wait to see more first quarter earnings reports from companies, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 56.22 points to …

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