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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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April 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Mixed Day for US Stocks

The GovCon Index mirrored a mixed day for U.S. stocks Tuesday as it closed down 0.105 points to 76.004. Bloomberg cited increases of energy shares in tandem with oil prices and a decline in technology stocks as among the drivers of Tuesday’s trading activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed …

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April 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Trades Lower, Retail Sales Figures Due

The GovCon Index entered the first full week of earnings season for many blue chip companies with a loss of 0.468 points to 63.527. Investors also will watch the Tuesday release of figures on retail sales and the producer price index, as well as news from Greece on that country’s …

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April 13 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Week With Gain

The GovCon Index ended the week at 69.436 on Friday,  up 0.173 points from the previous day’s close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 98.92 points to 18, 057.65, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 10.88 points to 2, 102.06 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 21.41 points to 4, 995.98. Top Percentage Gainers   …

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April 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Moves Up, GE Restructure News Drives US Gains

The GovCon Index ended the week with a gain of 0.173 points to close at 69.436. U.S. markets traded in positive territory after General Electric (NYSE: GE) said it would exit most of its lending business and announced it would repurchase up to $50 bilion of its stock, Bloomberg reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained …

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