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October 3rd Market Close: GovConIndex and Market Indices Move Positive to Again Set New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its strong performance gaining 0.115 percent, setting another record mark of 108.585 with advancing shares slightly outpacing declining 17 to 13. The markets continued their positive direction, once again reaching new record highs as car manufacturing reported the best month of the year. The S&P500 was up 0.22 …

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October 2nd Market Close: GovConIndex and Three Major Indices Set New Record Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its strong performance gaining 1.144 percent to set a new high of 108.47 with advancing shares outpacing declining 28 to 2. The markets started off the fourth quarter on a strong note with all three major indices reaching new record highs. The S&P500 was up 0.39 percent …

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September 5th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index and Markets Enter Labor Day Weekend in the Positive

The Friday before Labor Day the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb for the fifth consecutive day to close up 0.588 percent to 102.099. ICF (NYSE; ICFI), topped the GCI with 7.18 percent gain on the day and 8.10 points or 18.7 percent on the week. The major indices all closed Friday with positive …

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June 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up as S&P500 and DJIA Reach New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up today 0.584 percent to 95.917, reversing its Friday almost 1.5 percent drop.  Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1. All three the of the major indices were up on the day as technology stocks rebounded from the previous two weeks of sluggish performance. WTI crude oil …

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January 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Boeing Earnings Beat, Textron Miss Weighs

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held onto its gain Wednesday with help from Boeing (NYSE: BA) on the airplane maker’s fourth quarter results above analyst forecasts to offset the decline by Textron (NYSE: TXT) after its October-December figures disappointed Wall Street. U.S. stocks by comparison hit all-time highs again in comparison as the S&P …

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September 12 Morning Report: GCI, US Markets Post Losses on Interest Hike Concerns

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a 2.30-percent drop to 79.822 to post a two-month low with all 30 registered companies in the negative. U.S. markets also dropped with the S&P 500 at 2, 127.81, the Dow Jones Industrial Average at 18, 085.45 and Nasdaq at 5, 125.91. Investors have expressed concerns that the Federal Reserve could soon implement …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Strong Day For All Markets

The GovCon Index climbed significantly today closing at 72.232 up 1.114 percent, pulling itself out of correction. All three markets — the Dow Jones Industrial, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all showed robust gains approaching 1.50 percent, with WTI crude oil closing up 6.21 percent to $31.48. As reported …

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December 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes at 30 Day Low

  The GovCon Index closed at a thirty day low to 75.362; as crude oil continued its’ decline (to an almost six month low) and gold and copper turned to the positive. Concerns over the potential of a slowdown in global growth also dampened the markets. The stock markets closed …

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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week With Nominal Decline

The GovCon Index did not make it five-for-five on positive closing figures for this week as it ended Friday’s trading day at 68.933 — a decrease from Thursday’s figure by 0.086 percent, or 0.059 points. A mixed day reflected investors’ attitude toward improved consumer confidence numbers and a 0.3 percent increase in retail …

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