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June 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down With Markets Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down for the third consecutive day 0.254 percent to 95.087. Advancing and declining shares were pretty much evenly split. The major indices showed little change on the day closing mixed with the S&P500 and DJIA down and the NASDAQ up. The S&P500 and DJIA markets traded …

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June 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down today 0.477 percent to 95.33. Advancing and declining shares were pretty much evenly split. The major indices closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 and DJIA down and the NASDAQ up. The continued drop in oil prices pulled energy and industrial stocks down, as …

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June 20 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Markets Follow Crude Oil Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down today 0.813 percent to 95.427, reversing yesterdays positive close. Decliners outpaced advancers 6 to 1. All three the of the major indices were down on the day as energy and oil producing companies stocks fell while crude oil prices plummet. WTI crude oil closed down …

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June 19 Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index Weekly Performance Down, Major Indices Close Up

At Friday’s close the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down for the week 0.78 percent. On the week the major indices closed in the positive with mixed messages throughout the week about sub-par housing data, sluggish performance from the technology stocks, and Federal Reserve raising interest rates for the second time in …

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June 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down today, with a mix of service and platform companies leading the pack. Many U.S. stocks slipped today and the dollar weakened with Treasury yields due to sub-par housing data. These two factors, combined with the general slump in consumer sentiment, add merit to experts’ argument …

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June 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up While Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the seventh consecutive day with platform companies leading the pack. U.S. stocks slid for the fourth time in the past five days, with technology stocks continuing to plummet as selling activity resumed, begging the question of if tech will be under this pressure for …

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June 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up and Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the sixth consecutive day with a mix of service providers and platform companies leading the pack. Officials at the Federal Reserve went ahead with an interest-rate increase and additional plans to tighten monetary policy despite growing concerns over weak inflation. Technology stocks slid today, …

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June 13 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices All Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fifth consecutive day with a mix of service providers and platform companies leading the pack. Technology stocks rebounded from a two-day slump, what Bloomberg called the worst slide of the year. During the course of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit …

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January 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Holds at Weekly Loss as Lockheed Halts 4-Day Slide

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Friday with strong performances by defense prime stocks as U.S. stocks rose on investor optimism from quarterly earnings beats by large financial institutions and positive retail sales numbers from December. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 2-to-1 ratio and nine of its 11 S&P 500 stocks moved …

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February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Slightly In Mixed Markets

The GovCon Index showed a modest gain today closing at 71.436, up 0.066%, as both the Dow Jones Industrial and S&P500 closed slightly down from effects of sliding oil prices. The NASDAQ Composite ending the day in the positive receiving a boost from Applied Materials (AMAT.O) up 7.9% and rebound …

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