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February 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Records Flat Day, US Stocks React to ECB’s Greece Decision

The GovCon Index saw a relatively flat day of trading Wednesday with a nominal gain of 0.065 points — or 0.089 percent — to close at 72.726. Most U.S. stocks fell late in the trading day after the European Central Bank said it would suspend a waiver to let banks use the Greek government’s …

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RSA Executive Chair Art Coviello to Retire in February; Joe Tucci Comments

Art Coviello, executive chairman of RSA and executive vice president of parent company EMC (NYSE: EMC),  will retire by Feb. 28 and act as a strategic adviser to RSA President Amit Yoran through the transition period. Yoran, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, will assume Coviello’s responsibilities but …

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Phil Lacombe Named Parsons Cyber Lead; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Phil Lacombe, currently vice president and manager for the information systems and security sector at Parsons, has been appointed to lead the company’s cyber initiative. The two-decade industry veteran will work to help the company grow its cyber business line and establish a cyber solutions center, Parsons said Tuesday. Lacombe …

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February 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds 1.5% to Set Record

The GovCon Index rose for a second consecutive day to record a gain of 1.16 points — or 1.572 percent — to close at 72.661 on Tuesday and set a new all-time high. Energy shares continued a four-day streak of increases in conjunction with an increase in crude oil prices in New York and U.S. …

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BAE Systems to Integrate Radio, Comms Systems for US Navy Missile Destroyers; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems has won a nine-year, $187.4 million contract to build and integrate radio and communications systems into U.S. Navy combatant ships. The company will perform engineering work on 12 Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers and one Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, BAE said Monday. The contract is part of the Navy’s new construction …

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February 2 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise on Oil Surge and Greece News

The GovCon Index rose in tandem with the larger U.S. stock market to record a gain of 0.766 points — or 1.059 percent — and close at 71.501 on February 2015’s first trading day. U.S. crude oil ended the day at its highest price in almost a month — $49.57 per barrel — and …

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January 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Loses 2%, GDP Data Drags Stocks

The GovCon Index mirrored the declines of U.S. stocks Friday with a fall of 1.939 percent — or 1.346 points — to 70.735. Four out of 30 index companies recorded stock price increases: CGI Group (NYSE: GIB), L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) and Serco Inc. A Commerce Department report …

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BAE Systems to Train NGA Analysts, Intell Officers; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems has won a five-year, $43 million contract to train National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency analysts and intelligence officers positioned in the U.S. and worldwide. BAE Systems will work to instruct NGA’s analysts on imagery analysis, activity based intelligence and human geography using more than 70 courses, the company said Thursday. …

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Jill Singer Joins AT&T Government Solutions as National Security VP; Kay Kapoor Comments

Jill Singer, a former partner at consulting firm Deep Water Point, has joined AT&T (NYSE: T) as vice president of national security for the company’s government solutions unit. The 27-year public and private sector veteran will oversee the subsidiary’s work to deliver technology products and services to customers across the …

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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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