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February 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted By McKesson Surge, US Stocks Set New Record Highs on Apple & Banks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index hit a new all-time record close Tuesday on a strong performance from blue chip stock McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) as U.S. equities also reached new highs for a third consecutive session Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to Senate lawmakers on Capitol Hill. GovCon Index advancers outnumbered decliners …

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February 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises on Blue Chip Gains With Trump Tax Cuts in Focus

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Monday in tandem with major U.S. equity indices that set new record highs as investors continued to bet President Donald Trump’s plans for lower corporate taxes and regulations can boost economic growth. GovCon Index advancers outnumbered decliners by an 8-to-1 ratio as 10 of its 11 S&P …

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February 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Breaks 90 After 2 Months Below Mark, Ends Week Higher

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed above the 90-point barrier for the first time in two months Friday to end the week higher as all three major U.S. stock indices closed at record highs for a second consecutive session on extended investor anticipation over President Donald Trump’s tax announcement within the next …

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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Lift After Trump Tax Policy Hint

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed Thursday on strong gains by large aerospace primes and services contractors as all three major U.S. stock indices hit record highs in intraday trade after President Donald Trump said he would give a tax policy announcement in the next few weeks. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by …

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Japan Meteorological Agency Releases 1st Photo by Harris-Built Weather Satellite Imager

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — Japan’s meteorological agency has released the first photo captured by the Harris-built (NYSE: HRS) imager onboard the country’s Himawari-9 weather satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Advanced Himawari Imager is equipped with 11 additional spectral bands and a higher resolution to help bolster the quality, speed and …

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February 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Green on Aerospace Prime Boosts, US Stocks Lower

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index notched a small advance Monday on help from large aerospace-and-defense primes as U.S. stocks held lower without a major event as a driver of trading activity in equity markets. GovCon Index gainers and decliners split even at 15-each but eight of its 11 S&P 500 components gained with seven of …

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February 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on L3 & HII Boosts, US Stocks Up After Trump Banking Exec Order

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Friday on advances large and middle-tier defense primes as U.S. stocks climbed following the January jobs report and President Donald Trump’s new executive order to reduce regulations on the banking industry implemented after the 2008 crisis. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio as nine …

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February 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Green by CACI & Harris Earnings Beats, US Stocks Unchanged

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Thursday on strong performances by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) after both contractors reported quarterly earnings above Wall Street’s expectations. U.S. stocks in contrast ended mostly flat as investors waited Friday’s job report and weighed President Donald Trump’s comments to lawmakers …

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February 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, US Stocks Close Green After Interest Rates Unchanged

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared its losses to close flat against a mostly positive session for U.S. stocks Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and said it sees improvement in consumer and business sentiment. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered gainers 17-13 for a second straight session as four of its 11 S&P 500 …

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January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Positive by General Dynamics on Upbeat 3-Year Sales Outlook

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held positive Friday to end the week flat despite a majority of its 30 stocks in negative territory as S&P 500-listed General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) surged to an all-time record high during the session after the defense contractor issued a bullish three-year sales outlook. U.S. stocks traded slightly …

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