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GovCon Leaders Discuss U.S. Border Challenges During Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On Thursday, March 28th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum.   Following a thoughtful keynote address from John Sanders, chief operating officer of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, …

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Weekly Roundup November 14 – November 18, 2016: ‘Big 3’ Credit Rating Firm Ups Defense Outlook & more

November 14 – November 18, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the country’s “Big Three” credit rating agencies has bolstered its view of the government contracting sector’s prospects under incoming President Donald Trump and in particular defense companies. …

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UK Govt Unveils New Boeing Defense Purchases, Aerospace R&D Partnership Pacts

The U.K. government and Boeing (NYSE:BA) have announced a set of defense-related pacts that cover sales of maritime patrol aircraft and attack helicopters to the country’s military, added research-and-development spending and initiatives to create new aerospace jobs in Britain. In a series of statements Monday, the U.K.’s defense ministry said it will …

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July 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower as Oil Declines, Brexit Uncertainty Return to Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower to start July’s first full trade week Tuesday as U.S. stocks stumbled on a decline in crude oil prices that weighed on energy stocks and new investor uncertainty over Britain’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union. The GovCon Index ended its four-day gain …

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June 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Completes Turnaround From Post-Brexit Selloff, 4 GCI Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least one full percentage point for the second session in three Thursday to complete a reversal of its losses stemmed from the two-day selloff in global financial markets after Britain’s Thursday vote to leave the European Union. The GovCon Index closed up 2.066 percent to 79.540 at a mark 0.007 …

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June 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Brexit Shock Reversal as Primes Lead Surge

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index staged a second consecutive session of recovery Wednesday from the post-Brexit shock that loomed over global financial markets during the prior two trading days with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) as the top driver of gains with the prime defense stocks and platform also top performers. The GovCon …

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June 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Rebound as Markets Attempt Reversal From Brexit Shock

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index received a modest boost Tuesday from attempts by U.S. and global equity markets to shake off a two-day rout spurred by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union with help from strong activity in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON). The GovCon Index gained 0.725 points to 76.502 as the …

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June 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunge Deepens on Post-Brexit Fallout’s Second Day

The GovCon Index lost two full percentage points for a second consecutive trading session Monday as global financial markets continued to indicate investor concerns over the prospects of Britain’s vote Thursday to leave the European Union. Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index closed down 2.004 percent to 75.777 with Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) and Northrop Grumman …

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June 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets on Brexit Vote Fallout, Raytheon Lone Gainer

The GovCon Index was no exception to the effects of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union on global financial markets Friday as the GCI recorded its worst one-day percentage drop of 2016 by 2.805 percent to 77.327. Friday’s plunge brought the GCI from a weekly gain to a five-day loss of 1.175 percent …

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Weekly Roundup June 20 – June 24 2016: Brexit Vote Fallout Reaches Defense Stocks & more

June 20 – June 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   Thursday’s highly-anticipated and historic “Brexit” vote in the U.K. led investors all over the world and so many other interested stakeholders to speculate over the implications of Britain’s potential …

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