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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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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Greek Debt Talks Drag US Stocks

The GovCon Index started the trading week with a decline of 0.44 points — or 0.6 percent — to close at 73.746 Monday and end a three-day gain streak. On Tuesday, the GovCon Index will replace ATK and Orbital Sciences with Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), the company formed out of the merger of ATK’s aerospace and defense …

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February 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises With US Stocks, Oil Prices

The GovCon Index broke the 73-point barrier for the first time Thursday to record a gain of 0.746 points — or 1.004 percent — and close at 73.471. Oil prices rose more than 6 percent Thursday after an 8.7-percent decline Wednesday and investors also reacted to a strengthening of the dollar and earnings …

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February 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds 1.5% to Set Record

The GovCon Index rose for a second consecutive day to record a gain of 1.16 points — or 1.572 percent — to close at 72.661 on Tuesday and set a new all-time high. Energy shares continued a four-day streak of increases in conjunction with an increase in crude oil prices in New York and U.S. …

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February 2 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise on Oil Surge and Greece News

The GovCon Index rose in tandem with the larger U.S. stock market to record a gain of 0.766 points — or 1.059 percent — and close at 71.501 on February 2015’s first trading day. U.S. crude oil ended the day at its highest price in almost a month — $49.57 per barrel — and …

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