Tag: economy

March 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Marginally Up on February Payroll Report,  Rate Hike Odds RiseFinancial Report

March 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Marginally Up on February Payroll Report, Rate Hike Odds Rise

The GovCon Index edged higher Wednesday with a gain of 0.300 points to 73.224 as the three major U.S. stock indices
September 18 Market Close: Fed Uncertainty Drags GovCon Index,  US Stocks 1%Financial Report

September 18 Market Close: Fed Uncertainty Drags GovCon Index, US Stocks 1%

Continued uncertainty about the Federal Reserve‘s Thursday decision to hold interest rates at their current near-zero levels triggered declines of
August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets One-Day Record for Decline,  S&P 500 in CorrectionFinancial Report

August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets One-Day Record for Decline, S&P 500 in Correction

The GovCon Index recorded its largest-ever one-day decline Monday — down 3.376 percent to 70.547 — in conjunction with a continued selloff in
August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index,  US Stocks Decline as Fed Minutes Go PublicFinancial Report

August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index reflected across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Wednesday to record a decline of 0.493 points and close at 76.755.
July 8 Market Close: GovCon Index,  US Stocks Plummet as NYSE Floor Trading Paused in MiddayFinancial Report

July 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Plummet as NYSE Floor Trading Paused in Midday

The GovCon Index lost ground from gains in the previous day’s trading session on Wednesday to record a loss of 1.19 percent and
June 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Jumps,  Investors Cheer Fed StatementFinancial Report

June 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Jumps, Investors Cheer Fed Statement

The GovCon Index more than tripled its gains from the previous two trading days to record a climb Wednesday of
May 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips,  US Stocks Rise on Uneven Economic ReportsFinancial Report

May 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Rise on Uneven Economic Reports

The GovCon Index closed with an even mix of gainers and laggers for Thursday’s trading session to record a loss
April 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls,  Economic Growth Report Sends Stocks DownFinancial Report

April 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Economic Growth Report Sends Stocks Down

The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board losses in U.S. stock markets Wednesday with a decline of 0.678 points to end the
March 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances,  Banks and Energy SurgeFinancial Report

March 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances, Banks and Energy Surge

The GovCon Index started the week of Easter with a gain of 1.228 percent to close at 69.854 on Monday.
October 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Day at Half-Percent DeclineFinancial Report

October 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Day at Half-Percent Decline

The GovConIndex will enter Thursday’s trading day at 62.418 points — down 0.367 points from Wednesday’s figures, or a decline of 0.592 percent.