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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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October 9 Morning Report: GovConIndex Ends Wednesday at 2% Hike

The GovConIndex closed Wednesday trading at 64.667 — an increase of 1.241 from the previous day, or 1.883 percent. Each company listed in the GovConIndex ended Wednesday as up from the previous day and the increases ranged from around 5 percent to the lowest upward trend at 0.15 percent. Top 5 Percentage …

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October 8 End of Day Report: GovConIndex Up 1% as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovConIndex sits at 64.349 — an increase of 0.923, or 1.4 percent as of 3:30 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday. This slight increase came on the same day that the Federal Open Market Committee released its minutes and the Dow Jones Industrial Average went up approximately 250 points. Federal Reserve staff have …

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October 8 Morning Report: GovConIndex Follows Dow Decrease

The GovConIndex closed at 63.447, down 1.088 or 1.745 percent. Concern about the European economy and upcoming U.S. corporate earnings reports sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its largest loss in more than three months.   Market Summary Advancing Issues 6 (20.0%) Declining Issues 24 (80.0%) Unchanged Issues 0 (0%) The …

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October 7 End of Day Report: GovconIndex Down on Global Concerns

The GovConIndex fell to 63.713 — down 0.821, or 1.306 percent. The U.S. stock market responded negatively to concerns over an ailing global economy and weak data from Germany. German industrial output slid 4 percent in August, the biggest fall in five-and-a-half years. The Executive Mosaic GovConIndex is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest …

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October 7 Morning Report: GovConIndex Down on Mixed Day of Trading

The U.S. stock market closed Monday trading lower. The GovConIndex fell 0.289, or 0.450%, to 64.535. Many investors remain uncertain about the outlook for stocks as they wait for the beginning of the earnings season.   Top Percentage Gainers Company Closing Price Change %Change CGI Group Inc 34.52 0.55 1.62% Exelis Inc. 17.10 0.20 …

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October 6 End of Day: GovConIndex Shows Modest Downturn

After a positive morning to start the trading day, the GovConIndex has trended towards a modest drop and sits currently at 64.711, off 0.113, or 0.176 percent. The Executive Mosaic GovConIndex is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies.        

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October 6 Midday: GovConIndex Shows Slight Drop in Late AM

The GovConIndex at midday on Monday is down 0.040 — or 0.062 percent — to 64.045330 after showing a positive direction all morning. Gainers lead laggers 16 to 14, respectively. Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) jumped 4.36 percent after the computer technology and services firm said it plans to split into two independent companies. Boeing‘s (NYSE:BA) shares …

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October 6 Morning: Friday Surge in GovConIndex

The GovConIndex rose 0.797, or 1.23 percent, to 64.085 by riding on an increase in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Friday’s rise came after four consecutive days of declines and new figures that show an increase in hiring by U.S. employers.       Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price Change %Change Healthnet …

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