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January 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Holds at Weekly Loss as Lockheed Halts 4-Day Slide

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Friday with strong performances by defense prime stocks as U.S. stocks rose on investor optimism from quarterly earnings beats by large financial institutions and positive retail sales numbers from December. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 2-to-1 ratio and nine of its 11 S&P 500 stocks moved …

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General Dynamics Offers Bluefin SandShark Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — General Dynamics‘ mission systems subsidiary is now accepting orders from customers in the global defense, commercial and scientific sectors for its new Bluefin SandShark autonomous underwater vehicle via the company’s website, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the AUV is designed to operate at speeds …

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January 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower, Lockheed Hits 2% Intraday Decline After Trump F-35 Remarks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared losses Wednesday afternoon but closed lower for the session as McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and large primes weighed despite gains by all three of the U.S.’ major stock indices. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 2-to-1 ratio and six of its 11 S&P 500 stocks advanced with General Dynamics (NYSE: …

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January 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower in Mixed US Stock Trading Session

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Monday on declines by large and middle-tier prime contractors as U.S. stocks showed mixed results after biotechnology gains lifted the Nasdaq composite index to an all-time record close and utilities weighed on the S&P 500 composite index. GovCon Index laggards outnumbered gainers by an 9-to-1 ratio and …

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Report: James Mattis Agrees to Cut Ties With General Dynamics If Confirmed as Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary nominee James Mattis has agreed to resign from his board position at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and divest all of his business holdings with the company if the Senate confirms him as the next leader of the Defense Department, Politico reported Saturday. Jeremy Herb and Connor O’Brien write Mattis, who received formal nomination last …

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January 6 Market Close: The GovCon Index Closes Up Following Markets On Strong U.S. Jobs Report

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed the week slightly higher Friday as the Dow neared the 20.000 mark. The major markets enjoyed a shot in the arm from The Labor Department’s report that 156, 000 new jobs were added in December. Advancers equaled decliners on the day with the GovCon Index closing …

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IMI Awarded Potential $450M Israel Munition Supply Contract

IMI Systems has secured a potential seven-year, $450 million contract to provide munitions to Israel’s infantry and armor units, Defense News reported Monday. Barbara Opall Rome writes that Israel’s defense ministry said the multiyear procurement effort will help the Israeli armed forces to resupply the country’s inventory of weapons systems and support …

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January 5 Market Close: The GovCon Index Closes Slightly Down In a Mixed Market

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved slightly lower Thursday on a mixed market closing with the Dow and S&P 500 down and NASDAQ up. The board markets closed down as retail stocks dropped on reports of disappointing holiday results. Huntington Ingalls lead the GovCon Index once again for the fourth consecutive day …

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Research and Markets Report Names Key Players in Global Military Ammunition Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2017 — A Research and Markets report has named General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and BAE Systems among the key players in the global military ammunition market through 2026, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Global Military Ammunition Market 2016-2026 study covered the industry’s key players, …

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January 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Strong 2016 Performance Into New Year

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Tuesday on broad gains among defense primes  as U.S. stocks closed significantly higher with the Dow Jones Industrial flirting with the 20, 000 mark. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 3-to-1 ratio Tuesdayy and nine of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with co-listed McKesson …

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