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AECOM-CH2M Hill JV to Continue Cleanup at DOE’s Oak Ridge Reservation Sites; James Taylor Comments

A joint venture of AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and CH2M Hill will continue its cleanup work at the Oak Ridge Reservation in Tennessee after the Energy Department exercised $104 million in contract options. DOE originally awarded the potential $2.5 billion contract in 2011 and work started in August of that year, the companies said Thursday. “We will …

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April 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Stalls, Earnings Drive US Stocks Up

The GovCon Index dipped into negative territory Thursday to close down 0.103 points at 76.139. Investors reacted positively to financial reports from blue chip technology stocks such as IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) after stocks traded lower in the morning session, according to CNBC. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 20.42 points to 18, 059.69, the …

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April 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Stretches Gain Streak to 3 Days

The GovCon Index rose for a third consecutive day Wednesday as it recorded a gain of 0.164 points to close at 76.242. U.S. stock markets traded in positive territory Wednesday after a new report showed sales of existing homes grew 6.1 percent in March from February to hit the highest level in 18 …

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April 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Earnings Give US Stocks Jolt

The GovCon Index snapped a two-day streak of declines Wednesday to record a nominal gain of 0.048 points and close at 76.028. Positive earnings reports from blue chips such as Intel, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase helped send U.S. stocks up Wednesday and earnings shares rode a 2-percent oil price …

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April 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Trades Lower, Retail Sales Figures Due

The GovCon Index entered the first full week of earnings season for many blue chip companies with a loss of 0.468 points to 63.527. Investors also will watch the Tuesday release of figures on retail sales and the producer price index, as well as news from Greece on that country’s …

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April 13 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Week With Gain

The GovCon Index ended the week at 69.436 on Friday,  up 0.173 points from the previous day’s close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 98.92 points to 18, 057.65, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 10.88 points to 2, 102.06 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 21.41 points to 4, 995.98. Top Percentage Gainers   …

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April 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Moves Up, GE Restructure News Drives US Gains

The GovCon Index ended the week with a gain of 0.173 points to close at 69.436. U.S. markets traded in positive territory after General Electric (NYSE: GE) said it would exit most of its lending business and announced it would repurchase up to $50 bilion of its stock, Bloomberg reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained …

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April 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Flat on Quiet Trading Day

The GovCon Index struggled for direction Thursday as it recorded a nominal loss of 0.014 points to close at 69.263. U.S. markets were relatively quiet during Thursday’s trading day as investors wait to see more first quarter earnings reports from companies, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 56.22 points to …

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April 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Up, Traders Eye Iran Talks

The GovCon Index closed on a nominal rise Thursday — up 0.062 points to 68.857 — and recorded an even 15-15 split between risers and fallers. The final trading day of the week saw news of a possible nuclear agreement between Iran and major world powers weigh on investors, who largely want to see …

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Engility Joins $1B USAID Water, Development IDIQ; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) will provide technical advisory services for water and development programs to the U.S. Agency for International Development under a five-year multiple-award contract vehicle worth up to $1 billion. The company said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract extends its work on a previous IDIQ contract for USAID’s water security efforts. USAID …

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