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December 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Turns Around Two-Day Slump

The GovCon Index rode the markets up and closed at 76.181, up 0.906%. The markets experienced a roller coaster throughout the trading day but ended positive with strong movement the last 30 minutes of the trading day. Copper and gold were up on news that China may add to the stimulus. …

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December 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Follows Commodity Markets Downward

The markets closed down today on the heels of weak commodity prices. Precious metals, oil and natural gas all closed down on the day. The GovCon Index market gainers for the day were CACI International (NYSE: CACI) closing at $99.15 share price, up $4.48 or 4.73%; and Orbital ATK (NYSE: …

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December 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets as Oil Price Declines Sink US Markets

The GovCon Index followed across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Friday with a loss of 0.307 points to 78.031 and only five out of 30 contractors that ended the day with gains. U.S. stocks tumbled as crude oil in New York settled down 5.8 percent to a new six-and-a-half-year low of $37.65 a barrel, …

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December 7 Morning Report: GovCon Index Recovers Friday After DOL’s Jobs Report

The GovCon Index posted a gain of 1.645 percent to 78.284 Friday following the latest Labor Department jobs report to recover some losses incurred from Thursday’s plunge. The Index closed the week at a decline of 0.141 percent and achieved a climb of 3.085 percent over the previous month. Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current …

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December 4 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Soar on Jobs Numbers

The GovCon Index posted a full rally from the prior day’s losses with a gain of 1.645 percent to 78.284 Friday on a similar surge in U.S. markets after the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Friday’s climb recovered some damage incurred from Thursday’s plunge to bring the Index to a decline of 0.11 points — or …

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December 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Treads Down, US Stocks Decline on Energy Losses

The GovCon Index held in negative territory after a brief spike in the first hour of trading Wednesday to end at a decline of 0.581 points to 78.157. Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) led Index gainers at 2.12 percent to $51.60 after the McLean, Virginia-based contractor reported third quarter earnings above …

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November 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts 5.45% Climb in Strongest Week of 4QTD

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.710 points to 79.650 and capped its strongest week for the quarter so far with a 5.45-percent climb. The Index’s strong performance over the past week follows increased activity in the defense sector, with Navistar International (NYSE: NAV), Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: …

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November 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes 4Q’s Strongest Month

The GovCon Index capped its strongest weekly performance of the fourth quarter-to-date with a gain of 0.710 points to 79.650 Friday. For the week, the Index posted a climb of 5.45 percent on strong volume in the defense sector as investors appear to expect increased activity in that market after the terror attacks …

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November 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges 3% on Defense Stock Volume

The GovCon Index rebounded from a two-day decline Monday with a surge of 2.901 percent to 77.587 on high volume in defense stocks three days after the terrorist attacks in Paris Friday. Ammunition and rocket manufacturer Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) led all Index gainers at 6.37 percent to $85.19 and 29 out …

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