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October 31 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Thursday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Thursday at 67.703, up 0.726 or 1.061 percent. Wall Street saw gains over news of a positive economic outlook, USA Today reported, with the Dow Jones adding 221.11 points to 17, 195.42 (1.3%), the Standard & Poor’s 500 rising 12.35 points to 1, 994.65 (0.6%) and …

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October 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Wednesday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Wednesday at 66.977, down 0.297 or 0.445 percent. The Federal Reserve has ended a bond-buying program it had imposed to stimulate the economy, an announcement Reuters said Wednesday sent indicators to finish on a low. The Dow Jones fell 31.44 points, or 0.18 percent, to 16, 974.1. The Standard & …

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October 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Tuesday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Tuesday at 67.274, up 1.081 or 1.581 percent. Positive earnings pulled up U.S. markets with the Dow Jones industrial average closing 17, 005.75 points, up 187.81 (1.1%), and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index at 1985.05, up 23.42 points (1.2%), USA Today reported Tuesday.   Top …

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October 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes on Monthly High

The GovCon Index closed Friday reaching a monthly high at 65.994, up 0.260 or 0.393 percent after a week of strong third quarter corporate earnings.   Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price % Change AECOM Technology 32.60 1.97% General Dynamics 132.50 1.66% Maximus 43.54 1.61% Textron 38.76 1.57% Booz Allen …

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October 24 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up at Market Close

The GovCon Index closed up at 65.734 on Thursday, a change of 1.150 point or 1.719 percent from the previous day.       Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price % Change Navistar 34.70 4.96% Textron 38.16 4.26% Northrop Grumman 129.20 3.27% General Dynamics 130.34 3.19% Honeywell 93.58 2.65% Lockheed …

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October 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down at Market Close

The 30-company GovCon Index closed at 64.584 on Wednesday, down by 0.270 point or 0.419 percent from the previous day. The Standard & Poors 500 index dropped 0.7 percent to 1927 points, the Nasdaq composite index registered an 0.8 percent fall to 4383 and the Dow Jones industrial average inched down 0.9 percent to 16, 461 as markets …

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October 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up at Market Close

Gains all around reflected a GovCon Index close of 64.854 on Tuesday, up by 1.010 points or 1.533 percent from the previous day. Strong quarterly earnings from technology companies, coupled with the European Central Bank looking to buy corporate bonds as an option, boosted the Standard & Poor’s 500 by …

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October 21 Morning Report: GovCon Index Slightly Up at Market Close

The GovCon Index closed at 63.843 on Monday, up by 0.008 points (0.012 percent) from Friday’s close. U.S. markets closed higher on the back of a S&P 500 index gain of 17.25 points and NASDAQ composite index close of 57.64 points, both up for the third straight day, USA Today reported Monday. …

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October 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up at Market Close

The GovCon Index closed at 63.836 on Friday, up by 1.059 points (1.632 percent) from the previous day’s close. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes closed more than 1 percent up, as did Europe’s main indicators in a rebound from a volatile week that the BBC said came amid fears of weakening global economic data.   …

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October 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up Slightly at Market Close

With mixed market results, the GovCon Index closed slightly up by 0.359 points — or 0.569 percent — to 62.777. The S&P 500 closed flat at 1, 862.76 as the energy sector lead gains for that index. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 24.5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16, 116.24 and the Nasdaq Composite ticked up 2 points …

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