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January 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Report Shows December Wage Decline

The GovCon Index ended the trading week with a slight decline of 0.306 points — or 0.433 percent — to close at 70.995 on Friday. For the week started Jan. 5, the index recorded a 0.516 percent increase and hit its second-ever largest closing figure for a trading week within the past three months. U.S. stocks …

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January 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Jumps 1.7%, Investors Await Payroll Report

The GovCon Index continued to recover lost ground from its most recent stretch of losses with a gain of 1.744 percent — or 1.265 points — to close at 71.301 on Thursday. U.S. stocks recorded gains across the board as investors reacted to comments from Charles Evans, president of the Federal Reserve …

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January 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Fall Continues as Factory Report Shows November Downturn

The GovCon Index lost ground Tuesday for a third consecutive trading day as it fell 0.557 points — or 0.814 percent — to close at 69.062. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) were the only companies on the index to record gains. Losses in the energy …

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January 5 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down On Final Day of 2014

The GovCon Index retreated on the final day of 2014, closing Wednesday at 70.629, down 0.884 point, or 1.267 percent. The Nasdaq composite index ended the year at 4, 736.06, down 0.87 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 at 2, 058.90, a decline of 1.03 percent, and the Dow Jones industrial average at 17, 823.07, …

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December 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats On Final Day of The Year

The GovConIndex closed 2014 in a downward direction. The index closed Wednesday at 70.629, down 0.884 point, or 1.267 percent. The GovConIndex followed the major American indexes with the Nasdaq composite index closing at 4, 736.06, down 0.87 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 at 2, 058.90 down 1.03 percent, …

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December 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Records Slight Decline

The GovCon Index was down for the second consecutive day. The index closed Tuesday at 71.520, down 0.150 point, or 0.210 percent. The stock markets closed down with the Nasdaq composite index at 4, 777.44, down 0.61 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 at 2, 080.35 down 0.49 percent, and …

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December 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats Slightly

After reaching new highs last week, the GovCon Index slid back a bit to close Monday at 71.670, down 0.123 points,  or 0.172 percent. The stock markets closed mixed with the Nasdaq composite index unchanged at 4, 806.91, the Standard & Poor’s 500 up 0.1 percent to 2, 090.57 and the …

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December 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up from Tuesday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended a week of trading at 71.793 points on Friday, up 0.148 or 0.206 percent from Tuesday’s close. Reuters reported that key market indicators closed a second straight week of gains, citing a positive economic outlook. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 23.5 points, or 0.13 percent, …

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December 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Reaches High for Month as GDP Data Shows Gains

The GovCon Index reached a new high for the month of December with a gain of 0.187 points — or 0.261 percent — to close at 71.467 on Tuesday. Investors appeared to show confidence after the Commerce Department said U.S. gross domestic product grew at a 5-percent annual rate between July and September, …

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December 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits 30 for 30 in 1% Climb

The GovCon Index started the week of Christmas with a gain of 0.903 points — or 1.250 percent — to close at 71.280 on Monday. All 30 companies on the GovCon Index recorded gains in a day that saw the index extend its streak of gains to a fourth consecutive trading day. An increase in …

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