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October 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Neutral, US Stocks Show Nominal Gains

The GovCon Index hovered above and below the gain line on a slow-volume day in U.S. markets Friday to close at a nominal decline of 0.069 points to 73.244. That close puts the Index at a weekly decline of 1.25 percent after two weeks of positive performance before the start of third quarter earnings …

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October 15 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound 1% as Fed Rate Hold Confidence Grows

 The GovCon Index bounced back from the previous day’s sharp decline with a gain of 0.676 points to 73.313 Thursday as U.S. investors grew more confident that interest rates will go unchanged for the rest of 2015. Investors based their belief on new economic data that showed the Consumer Price …

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NASA Chooses 11 for $400M Langley Center Research Support IDIQ

Eleven companies have been awarded positions on a potential five-year, $400 million contract to help build new aerospace systems at a NASA research facility in Virginia. NASA said Thursday contractors will compete to perform technology basic and applied research, development, analysis, integration and demonstration services for Langley Research Center. Work …

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October 12 Morning Report: GovCon Index Records 2nd Straight Positive Week, Enters Earnings Season

The GovCon Index closed 74.198 Friday, up up 0.425 points from Thursday’s close and the Federal Reserve‘s release of its September meeting minutes. The record is the second straight positive week heading into earnings reports season, with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) slated to be the first GovCon Index company to release third quarter financial …

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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 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Reverse AM Losses After Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index turned around heavy losses incurred in the morning and early afternoon portions of trading Thursday to close at a gain of 1.303 percent to 73.773. U.S. stocks started to trade higher from 2 p.m. Eastern time after the release of the Federal Reserve‘s September meeting minutes that …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015: Frank Kendall’s Outlook on Defense Sector Consolidation & More

Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer sought to throw cold water this week on the idea of consolidation among the U.S.’ largest prime contractors in a year that has …

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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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Matt Carroll Discusses Fluor Push for Design-Build Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 24, 2015 — Matt Carroll, vice president for secure services at Fluor (NYSE: FLR) Government Group, discussed his company’s push for design-build services amid a shift in preference for a low-price technically acceptable approach to construction. “With LPTA, there is a risk that bids focused on price …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015: 2015 GovCon Award Nominations Are In, No Deal for ULA & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The list of this year’s Greater Washington Government Contractor Award finalists came out this week and the category of companies with more than $300 million in annual revenue …

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