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December 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Slightly Green on Oil Bounce

The GovCon Index turned around a sharp late morning decline Monday with a rally in a choppy afternoon session but fell short of a full recovery as it closed at a nominal loss of 0.063 points to 75.717. U.S. crude oil futures nearly hit an 11-year low in early-morning activity but ended the day with a …

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August 24 Midday Special Report: GovCon Index Reflects Global Selloff, Near 3% Decline

The GovCon Index felt the effects of a global selloff Monday and sat at a decline of 2.689 percent to 71.049 as of 11:50 a.m. Eastern time with all 30 Index companies in negative territory. Worries over a potential slowdown in China’s economy has triggered large-scale declines in worldwide stock markets over the recent …

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June 4 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Slide Ahead of Jobs Report

The GovCon Index lost nearly a full week’s worth of gains Thursday as it closed down 1.864% percent — or 1.117 points — to end at 75.920. A large-scale selloff of U.S. bonds and a lack of news from Greece’s debt talks impacted U.S. markets Thursday with traders set to watch Friday’s …

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