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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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August 31 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall on Interest Rate Timing Concerns

The GovCon Index ended the most turbulent month in its nearly one year of existence Monday with a decline of 1.174 percent to 72.126. The Index has tumbled 5.18 percent from its July 31 close of 76.069 and is down 6.6 percent from its high of 77.223 from Aug. 17. U.S. investors continue to show concern over …

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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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Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015: Sequestration Discussion Resurfaces, American Systems’ Latest Acquisition & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The specter of potential sequestration cuts in fiscal year 2016 — which starts Sept. 30 — surfaced again this week in a letter signed by all 46 Democratic …

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August 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Dip on China Declines

The GovCon Index ended a three-day stretch of consecutive gains Tuesday with a decline of 0.098 points to 77.248. A sell-off in Chinese markets and an earnings report from Wal-Mart that missed many analyst estimates sent U.S. markets into negative territory, according to the Wall Street Journal. Investors also weighed earnings …

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Army Picks 7 Firms for Architect-Engineering Services to USACE, EPA

The U.S. Army has awarded a $90 million contract to seven companies to provide architect and engineering services to the Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division and Environmental Protection Agency Region 2. The Defense Department said Thursday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is for services in support of the Multiple Environmental Government Acquisition program. DoD listed the following …

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August 10 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stock Indices Climb 1% on Oil Rebound

The GovCon Index rebounded from two straight days of declines Monday to record a gain of 1.428 percent and close at 77.328. All three major U.S. stock indices also each advanced at least 1 percent Monday as investors gained confidence from a rise in oil prices despite a report that showed …

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US Army Picks Five Firms to Renovate Embassy Facilities

The U.S. Army has awarded a $95 million task order to five companies for the maintenance of U.S. embassies worldwide. Michael Baker Global Services, Fluor, KBR, Aecom and Weston Solutions will work to renovate embassy spaces through July 23, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. The Army Corps of Engineers …

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July 21 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Plunge on Earnings Results

The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board declines in U.S. stock markets Tuesday with a loss of 1.302 percent to close at 76.143. Investors reacted negatively to earnings reports from blue chip stocks such as IBM (NYSE: IBM), United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) that either missed forecasts by many market analysts or …

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Nine Firms Land $240M Munitions Contract with US Army

Nine companies have won a combined $240 million contract to produce munitions for the U.S. Army. The contractors will also perform environmental response services at locations deemed affected by munitions under the multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The awardees are: EA Engineering Science & Technology Earth Resources Technology …

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