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October 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, US Stocks End at Modest Gains

The GovCon Index closed up 0.425 points to 74.198 Friday as U.S. investors continued to digest the Federal Reserve‘s September meeting minutes that went public Thursday. For the week, the Index rose 5 percent to conclude its second straight positive weekly performance after two straight weeks the Index ended at declines for those respective five-day periods. The S&P …

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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Oil Rises, Dollar Weakens

The GovCon Index struggled for gains Tuesday after a positive open and closed at a decline of 0.357 points to 71.808. U.S. stocks declined after five days of positivity as biotechnology shares declined and investors also responded to the International Monetary Fund’s statement that the organization remain concerned over economies in developing nations, …

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WSJ: NASA Space Cargo Transport Competition Down to 4 Bidders

NASA has narrowed the list of bidders in a $14 billion industry competition to support the agency’s cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Andy Pasztor lists Boeing (NYSE: BA), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX as the remaining contenders for …

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October 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips Ahead of Friday Jobs Report

The GovCon Index kicked off the fourth quarter of calendar year 2015 Thursday with a decline of 0.207 points to 69.975 as U.S. stocks also recorded slight losses ahead of Friday’s jobs report. The Index and three major U.S. stock indices opened in positive territory,  sharply turned negative in the late morning …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015: ULA Acquisition Talk Bubbles Again, OPM’s Latest Hack Revelation & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Could GovCon see at least one more blockbuster merger-and-acquisition deal in 2015? One week after Aerojet Rocketdyne’s $2 billion bid for the United Launch Alliancewas rejected, the propulsion technology …

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September 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Markets Decline in PM Session

The GovCon Index closed down 0.686 points to 72.072 on a day that saw continued volatility in U.S. and global markets despite a rise in equities. All three major U.S. stock indices were up 1 percent at one point in the morning session and receded into negative territory in the 1:00 p.m. Eastern …

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September 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, Major US Stock Indices Surge 2%

The GovCon Index started its first full trading week in September with a rise of 2.505 percent to 72.752 Monday as U.S. markets also rebounded from sharp losses incurred Friday. With Monday’s close, the Index is 4.17 percent down from its Aug. 4 close of 75.916 and has recovered 4.51 percent from its three-month low of …

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August 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Extend Rebound on GDP & Job Data

The GovCon Index extended its recovery to a second consecutive day on Thursday with a gain of 1.326 percent to 72.815. Overall, the Index has regained 4.59 percent of its losses from the recent six-day stretch of declines that mirrored larger U.S. market downturns. Economic data that showed U.S. gross domestic product …

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. …

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