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Air Force NETCENTS-2 Application Services IDIQ Grows to 20 Awardees

The U.S. Air Force has added 10 companies to a potential 10-year, $960 million contract vehicle for application services under the service branch’s Network-Centric Solutions-2 initiative, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Twenty companies in total will compete for sustainment, integration, migration, training, testing and operational and help desk support work through the …

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March 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gains on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.541 points (0.778%) at Friday’s close for 68.986 to mark a second straight day of increase going into the start of earnings season Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 34.43 points to 17, 712.66, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 4.87 points to 2, 061.02 and …

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March 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gains, Dollar Concern Continues

The GovCon Index climbed for a second consecutive day with a gain of 0.541 points to 69.008. The Wall Street Journal called Friday a “quiet day” and cited next week’s jobs report and the start of earnings season as trends to watch. Investors continue to worry over how a strengthening U.S. …

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March 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Snaps 3-Day Loss Streak, Yemen News Sends Oil Price Up

The GovCon Index  closed in positive territory Thursday for the first time in three days with a nominal gain of 0.280 points to 68.467. News that Saudi Arabia and its Middle East allies started a military operation in Yemen helped drive crude oil futures up 4 percent to $51.43 per barrel, CNBC reported. …

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March 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Traders Consider Fed Statement

The GovCon Index took a slight dip Thursday to record a decline of 0.259 points and close at 69.229 on a day of mixed results in U.S. markets. Investors continued to mull the Federal Reserve‘s statement Wednesday that an interest rate increase will be more gradual than they previously expected and …

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Barbara Humpton, Siemens Gov’t Technologies COO, Joins Wash100 List for Leadership in Energy Data

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 9, 2015 – Barbara Humpton, chief operating officer of Siemens Government Technologies, has been listed among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in the energy data market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive …

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February 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Market Awaits Fed Chairman Testimony

The GovCon Index rallied Monday afternoon to a nominal gain of 0.043 points to close at 70.980 on a day that saw the index split 16-14 in favor of laggers against gainers. U.S. stocks declined as investors prepared to scrutinize the scheduled testimony of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to both houses of …

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February 18 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Remain Flat as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index recorded a relatively flat trading day Wednesday with a nominal gain of 0.18 points to close at 69.798. U.S. traders mulled the release of the Federal Reserve‘s minutes showed the central bank would exercise continued patience before a potential interest rate increase, according to CNBC. Investors also considered news that …

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February 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges as Oil Price Jumps

The GovCon Index made a gain for a third consecutive trading day as it rose 0.69 points — or 0.986 percent — to 69.272 on Thursday. All but one company on the index saw their stock prices increase. An agreement between Russia and Ukraine on a ceasefire and a 4.9-percent jump in crude oil futures …

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January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks 1%, Durable Goods Orders Fall in December

The GovCon Index reflected a sell-off in U.S. stock markets to record a decline of 1.301 percent — or 0.918 points — to close at 75.529. Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) — the index’s largest gainer for the day — saw its stock price jump 2.36 percent to 30.32 per share after it said its merger with …

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