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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Rallies 1%, Jobless Claims Dip

The GovCon Index recovered some ground from a three-day stretch of losses Thursday with a gain of 0.868 points — or 1.191% percent — to close at 72.081. Boeing (NYSE: BA) was the index’s largest gainer at 5.8 percent or a second straight day and Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) stock jumped 2.16 percent after the company said profit …

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Bill O’Neill to Head Iron Mountain’s Gov’t Services Unit

Bill O’Neill,  a three-decade public sector technology veteran, will join Boston-based storage and information management firm Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) as vice president and general manager of the company’s government services business unit. He will head to Iron Mountain as the company pushes to expand the capacity of its  records storage facilities …

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January 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Flat

The GovCon Index held relatively level alongside a largely flat U.S. stock market to record a nominal loss of 0.110 points — or 0.152 percent — and close at 74.447 on Monday. Traders considered the results from Greece’s national election that saw an anti-austerity party win 149 out of a 300 possible seats in that country’s parliament …

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January 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets Record High, Traders Welcome ECB Stimulus Plan

The GovCon Index set a new record-high Thursday with a gain of 1.134 points — or 1.543 percent — to close at 72.346. All but two stocks on the index recorded increases in a day that saw the GovCon Index surpass the previous record of 71.722 set on Dec. 26, 2014. U.S. stocks …

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December 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up from Tuesday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended a week of trading at 71.793 points on Friday, up 0.148 or 0.206 percent from Tuesday’s close. Reuters reported that key market indicators closed a second straight week of gains, citing a positive economic outlook. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 23.5 points, or 0.13 percent, …

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December 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds as Biotech, Energy Shares Drive Market

The GovCon Index gained some ground Tuesday from the previous day’s loss with an increase of 0.387 percent — or 0.273 points — to close at 70.263. Biotechnology and energy companies were the major drivers of activity on the major stock markets and investors also drew confidence in data that showed growth in construction spending during …

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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Starts Month With Loss

The GovCon Index kicked off the final month of 2014 with a decline of 0.826 percent — or 0.574 points — to 70.058 on Monday. Lower-than-expected sales over Thanksgiving weekend and a decline in Supply Management’s national factory activity index for October drove stock prices downward, CNBC reported. Laggers led gainers by a three-to-one ratio …

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Executive Mosaic Launches GovConIndex

Executive Mosaic Inc. has launched the Executive Mosaic GovConIndex; a composite index that tracks 30 of the leading publicly traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies. The goal of the index is to measure the health and performance of the GovCon industry through changes in the aggregate price of the component stocks. The represented …

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NASA Issues Helium Supply RFP

NASA has started accepting proposals from contractors to supply helium at agency-run flight and research centers for a period of up to five years. The contract contains a two-year base period and three option years that could extend work through Sept. 30, 2019, NASA said in an Aug. 8 FedBizOpps …

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Northrop’s Modernized Fire Scout Takes First Flight; George Vardoulakis Comments

A Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) MQ-8C unmanned helicopter variant built for the U.S. Navy has completed its maiden flight, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the Navy’s updated Fire Scout aircraft flew for 7 minutes across Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mogu, Calif. on Thursday. The chopper flew …

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