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May 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Rebound as Europe, China Gains Lift US Stocks

The GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the second consecutive day Tuesday with a gain of 0.263 to close at 74.324. Gains in European and Chinese markets helped U.S. stocks to a second straight day of gains and eight out of 10 sectors in the S&P 500 composite index …

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April 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Biotech Pulls Down US Stocks

The GovCon Index has continued into third straight day of decline to close down 0.597 points at 75.304. Even with a boost from commodity stocks all three markets declined due to downturn in biotech stocks, according to the Bloomberg Business. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 42.17 points to 18, 037.97, the S&P …

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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. The agency said Monday its partners will help in building space and human exploration capabilities for cis-lunar space and Mars missions, …

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Boeing Launches Ninth GPS IIF Into Space; Dan Hart Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the midweek launch of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) ninth GPS IIF satellite into space aboard a Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said it provided the solar arrays, GEM-60 solid rocket motors, large composite structures …

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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Record Slight Declines

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal loss Monday of 0.089 points to close at 70.027. Losses of transportation shares offset gains in consumer and technology stocks as investors also weighed Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer’s comment that an interest rate raise will likely happen before the end of the year, Bloomberg reported. The …

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United Launch Services Awarded Solar Probe Plus Launch

United Launch Services, a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance LLC,  will render the launch services for NASA‘s planned Solar Probe Plus satellite, scheduled in two years. The space agency, which announced the $389.1 million contract award Wednesday, said the 20-day launch period for the SPP will commence on July 31, 2018. The SPP, currently under construction at the Johns Hopkins University Applied …

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March 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks, Dollar Rise Sends US Stocks Down

The GovCon Index mirrored widespread losses across U.S. markets Friday with a decline of 0.588 points to close at 67.895. Navistar (NYSE: NAV) and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) were the only Index companies to record gains for the day. Another strong day for the U.S. dollar against the euro could foreshadow future corporate …

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March 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Climbs Back, Dollar Weakens

The GovCon Index re-entered positive territory Thursday with a gain of 1.129 percent to close at 68.484. A report that showed a decrease in retail sales in February and a decline in the dollar versus Euro drove investor speculation that the Federal Reserve could adjust its stance on when it could next …

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March 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays in Neutral, Interest Rate Speculation Continues

The GovCon Index inched upward Wednesday with a gain of 0.031 points to 67.702. U.S. markets barely budged Wednesday as investors continued to speculate over when the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates and also watched the dollar further strengthen, according to CNBC. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 27.55 points …

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March 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Nosedives, Strong Dollar Drags US Markets

The GovCon Index slid for a second consecutive day Tuesday to mirror similar losses of U.S. stocks with a decline of 1.888 percent to 67.675. Orbital ATK (NYSE: ATK), AECOM Technology (NYSE: AEC) and Navistar (NYSE: NAV) were the only companies listed on the index to record gains. A strengthening U.S. dollar against …

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