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General Dynamics Posts 7% Revenue Hike for 1Q; Info Systems-Tech Segment Up 4%

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended April 5, 2015. The Falls Church, Va.-based defense contractor posted a 7-percent increase in revenue from the prior year period to $7.78 billion and profit rose 20.3 percent from first quarter 2014 …

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April 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Investors Await Fed Meeting

The GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declines Tuesday to record a gain of 0.226 points and close at 75.530. U.S. markets traded downward during the morning session but recovered during the afternoon as investors prepare to digest news from the Federal Reserve‘s two-day meeting that starts Tuesday, according …

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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, Tech Earnings News Lifts US Stocks

The GovCon Index fell for the second consecutive day Friday to close down 0.238 points at 75.901 and end the week with a 1.16 percent gain from the previous five-day trading period. Corporate financial reports from Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) helped send U.S. markets into nominal positive territory despite continued concern …

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April 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Stalls, Earnings Drive US Stocks Up

The GovCon Index dipped into negative territory Thursday to close down 0.103 points at 76.139. Investors reacted positively to financial reports from blue chip technology stocks such as IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) after stocks traded lower in the morning session, according to CNBC. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 20.42 points to 18, 059.69, the …

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April 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Stretches Gain Streak to 3 Days

The GovCon Index rose for a third consecutive day Wednesday as it recorded a gain of 0.164 points to close at 76.242. U.S. stock markets traded in positive territory Wednesday after a new report showed sales of existing homes grew 6.1 percent in March from February to hit the highest level in 18 …

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April 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Mixed Earnings Stall US Markets

The GovCon Index recorded an increase for the second consecutive day as it closed up 0.323 points to end the day at 76.078. U.S. stock markets recorded a mixed day after a new slate of financial reports from many blue chip companies showed they beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share …

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April 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Indexd decline 1.439 percent on Friday — or 1.064 points — to close at 75.027. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.54 percent to 17, 826.30, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 1.13 percent to 2, 081.18 and the NASDAQ composite index lost 1.52 percent to 4, 931.81. Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a …

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April 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Stuck in Neutral, US Stocks Dip

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal gain for the second consecutive trading day to the tune of 0.064 points for a closing figure of 76.092. U.S. stocks saw nominal losses despite gains in the oil market during the afternoon session and positive earnings reports from financial services firms Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, the …

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April 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Earnings Give US Stocks Jolt

The GovCon Index snapped a two-day streak of declines Wednesday to record a nominal gain of 0.048 points and close at 76.028. Positive earnings reports from blue chips such as Intel, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase helped send U.S. stocks up Wednesday and earnings shares rode a 2-percent oil price …

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