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January 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Jumps 1.7%, Investors Await Payroll Report

The GovCon Index continued to recover lost ground from its most recent stretch of losses with a gain of 1.744 percent — or 1.265 points — to close at 71.301 on Thursday. U.S. stocks recorded gains across the board as investors reacted to comments from Charles Evans, president of the Federal Reserve …

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AECOM-CDM Smith JV to Support FEMA’s Flood Hazard Mapping Efforts; Michael Burke Comments

A joint venture of AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and CDM Smith will help the Federal Emergency Management Agency map, assess and plan flood risks under a potential five-year, $600 million contract vehicle. Compass PTS will provide architectural and engineering services for FEMA’s Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning initiative with the goal of minimizing …

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December 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Reaches High for Month as GDP Data Shows Gains

The GovCon Index reached a new high for the month of December with a gain of 0.187 points — or 0.261 percent — to close at 71.467 on Tuesday. Investors appeared to show confidence after the Commerce Department said U.S. gross domestic product grew at a 5-percent annual rate between July and September, …

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December 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits 30 for 30 in 1% Climb

The GovCon Index started the week of Christmas with a gain of 0.903 points — or 1.250 percent — to close at 71.280 on Monday. All 30 companies on the GovCon Index recorded gains in a day that saw the index extend its streak of gains to a fourth consecutive trading day. An increase in …

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Nine Firms to Vie for State Dept’s Architecture, Engineering IDIQ

The State Department has released a shortlist of companies that seek to provide architecture and engineering services for U.S. operations worldwide. The nine companies will proceed to the evaluations stage after they submit additional information to the department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, the State Department said Monday. Up to five contractors will be selected …

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December 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Gains as Jobs Report Sets 3-Year High

The GovCon Index rebounded some ground Thursday with an increase of 0.541 percent — or 0.386 points — to close at 70.063 on Friday. Stocks largely increased Friday after the release of the Labor Department‘s jobs report, which said U.S. businesses added 321, 000 new employees in November to set a new high for the past three …

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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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November 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Flat, US Stocks Rise

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal increase Thursday to close at 69.118 — 0.005 percent up from Wednesday. Bloomberg reported that energy and small-cap shares drove gains across the U.S. stock market Tuesday, increases that offset investors’ worries over weak growth worldwide. A purchasing managers’ index for factories and services activity in the Eurozone reached its lowest …

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November 10 Morning Report: GovCon Index to Open at 68.027

The GovCon Index closed Friday at 68.027 points, a decrease from Thursday’s trading by 0.459 points — or 0.679 percent. Bloomberg reported relatively flat figures on the stock market after new economic data showed a dip in the unemployment rate during October to a six-year low and job creation figures for the month that were lower …

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November 7 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Down on Thursday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Friday at 68.027 points, a decrease from Thursday’s trading by 0.459 points — or 0.679 percent. Bloomberg reported relatively flat figures on the stock market after new economic data showed a dip in the unemployment rate during October to a six-year low and job creation figures for the month that were lower …

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