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June 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed at 75.917on Friday, shedding 0.114 points for a fourth straight day of loss. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 56.66 points to 17, 947.02, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 0.70 points to 2, 101.61 and the Nasdaq composite index lost 31.68 points to 5, 080.50. Top Percentage Gainers   Company   $ Stock Price …

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June 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Slide, US Stocks Mixed

The GovCon Index continued its run of declines to a fourth consecutive day Friday with a loss of 0.114 points and closing figure of 75.917. A 4-percent rise in Nike shares helped boost the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow’s industrial segment with losses of technology stocks translated to a mixed day for U.S. markets, according …

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State Dept Approves $69M AGM-88B Tactical Missile Sale to Australia

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to purchase AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles, related parts and services from the U.S. government under a $69 million foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the sale includes 14 AGM-88B tactical missiles, 16 AGM-88E advanced anti-radiation guided missiles, eight CATM-88E AARGM, four …

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June 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Trade in Narrow Range Ahead of Sales Reports

The GovCon Index struggled for direction along with the larger U.S. stock market Friday as the index closed with a nominal loss of 0.170 points to 75.317. Declines in airline shares and a rise in financial stocks drove trading activity Friday as investors wait to see the customer sentiment and retail …

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June 8 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Friday on positive territory 0.035 points at 75.953.   The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 56.12 points to 17, 849.46, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 3.01 points to 2, 092.83 and the NASDAQ composite index was up 9.33 points to 5, 068.46. Top Percentage Gainers   Company …

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June 5 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Stay Flat After Payroll Data

The GovCon Index hovered in slight positive territory Friday to record a nominal gain of 0.035 points and close at 75.953. U.S. stock markets closed with mixed results Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics said nonfarm businesses added 280, 000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate saw little change at 5.5 …

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June 3 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb on Trade Deficit Data

The GovCon Index mirrored the U.S. stock market’s rebound Wednesday to record a gain of 0.379 points and close at 77.048. Investors reacted to the latest Commerce Department report that showed the U.S. trade deficit shrunk 19.2 percent in April to represent the figure’s largest fall in more than six years, according …

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May 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Greece News & Jobless Data Send US Stocks Down

The GovCon Index hovered Thursday’s trading session in neutral territory and closed with a nominal gain of 0.007 points to 74.763. U.S. investors showed concerns over conflicting statements from the European Union and Greece’s government leaders over that country’s debt negotiations with Eurozone and international creditors, according to Reuters. Reuters also …

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May 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Starts Week With Gain, Housing Reports Due

The GovCon Index bound back from the previous trading day’s loesses Monday with a gain of 0.413 points to 75.561. U.S. stocks recorded gains across-the-board Monday as investors await the release of housing reports this week as they seek to determine the timing of a potential interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve, …

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May 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hover in Neutral

The GovCon Index mirrored slight across-the-board declines in U.S. stocks Monday to record a nominal loss of 0.037 points and closing figure of 73.906. CNBC reports investors looked to bond yields and await this week’s release of retail sales and industrial production figures in order to further their understanding of U.S. economic indicators after …

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