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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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October 16 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Holds Level With Market

The GovCon Index entered the final hour of Wednesday trading at 62.696 — a nominal increase of 0.44 percent, or 0.28 points from Tuesday’s figures. Gainers led laggers 18-to-12 and Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) recorded the largest increase at 6 percent after the company announced a 5-percent revenue jump for its third fiscal quarter. That percentage …

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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. CNBC reports that more economic data will become public on Thursday, such as the weekly jobless claims numbers,  industrial production figures, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve survey and the National Association of …

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October 15 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Tanks 2% as Weak Data Hits Market

The GovCon Index recorded a 2-percent decline as of Wednesday afternoon, nearly in line with the other three major stock indices after the release of weak economic data. Ahead of the closing bell, the GovCon Index sat at a figure of 61.797, a decrease of almost a full point from Tuesday’s …

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October 15 Morning Report: GovCon Index Inches Up as Global Concerns Hold

The GovCon Index entered Wednesday trading at 62.785 — approximately 0.82 percent higher than Tuesday’s figure, or an increase of 0.52. Reuters cited concerns over Ebola, the impact of weak global economic figures on U.S. corporate earnings and a decline in oil prices as drivers of Tuesday’s investment activity.   Top Percentage Gainers Company …

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October 14 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Ticks Up

The GovConIndex sat at 63.082 Tuesday afternoon — approximately 1.27 percent above Monday’s closing figure — as the three major stock indices slowly lost gains from earlier in the trading day. Twenty-five companies in the GovConIndex were slated to close with increases from Monday’s trading day, four firms were in the negative …

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October 13 Morning Report: GovConIndex Starts Week With 1% Decline

The GovConIndex followed the other three major stock indices with a 1 percent decline from Friday’s figures as it closed at 62.268 — a decrease of 1.39 percent, or 0.853. Investor confidence appeared to reflect the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa and events in the Middle East as traders await earnings …

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October 10 End of Day Report: GovConIndex Remains Flat

The GovConIndex remained relatively flat Wednesday afternoon at 63.559 — a nominal increase of 0.15, or 0.23 percent. As of around 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, 18 companies on the GovConIndex were in the negative and 12 were in the positive. The Executive Mosaic GovConIndex is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest …

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October 10 Morning Report: GovConIndex Closes Down After Day of Volatile Trading

Following an upturn on Wednesday,  Thursday’s GovConIndex fell to lows of 63.429, down 1.238 points, or 1.991 percent. After a day of volatile trading the stock market closed down on further concerns about slowing global growth.     Market Summary Advancing Issues 1 (33.3%) Declining Issues 29 (26.67%) Unchanged Issues 0 (0%) The Executive …

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October 9 End of Day Report: GovConIndex Mirrors S&P 500’s 2% Drop

The GovConIndex declined by approximately 1.76 percent Thursday to 63.569, representing a downturn of nearly 1.1 percent. This decrease mirrored that of the S&P 500 composite index, which declined by about 2 percent to 1, 930.5 and saw all 10 of its main groups decrease by at least 0.8 percent. Investors responded to worries …

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