Tag: inflation

DOD’s Updated Guidance Suggests Ways to Manage Inflation-Related Cost Increases Under FFP ContractsContract Awards

DOD’s Updated Guidance Suggests Ways to Manage Inflation-Related Cost Increases Under FFP Contracts

The Department of Defense has released a memorandum to provide updated guidance on approaches that contracting officers can consider to
William LaPlante: Pentagon Prepares New Contract Pricing GuidanceIndustry News

William LaPlante: Pentagon Prepares New Contract Pricing Guidance

The Department of Defense is working to finalize guidance meant to provide its contracting officials more flexibility when it comes
GovCon Expert McAleese Offers Analysis of Defense Primes’ Q2 2022 Financial ResultsFinancial Reports

GovCon Expert McAleese Offers Analysis of Defense Primes’ Q2 2022 Financial Results

A new McAleese & Associates report shows major defense prime contractors posted sector operating margins of approximately 11 percent in
Michael Barr Confirmed as Federal Reserve Vice Chair for SupervisionExecutive Moves

Michael Barr Confirmed as Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Michael Barr, a law professor and a former Department of Treasury official, to serve as
Legislators Ask Biden to Increase Defense Spending by 5% Above InflationIndustry News

Legislators Ask Biden to Increase Defense Spending by 5% Above Inflation

Forty Republican members of Congress have called on President Joe Biden to include in his fiscal year 2023 budget request
December 14 Market Close: GovCon Index,  US Stocks Turn Lower After Rate Hike AnnouncementFinancial Report

December 14 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Turn Lower After Rate Hike Announcement

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned from neutral to negative territory Wednesday as did the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index
October 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Little Change as Energy & Consumer Declines Weigh on US MarketsFinancial Report

October 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Little Change as Energy & Consumer Declines Weigh on US Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted little change for a second consecutive session Monday on mixed results among its large-cap companies
October 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%,  Earnings & Inflation Worries Loom Over MarketsFinancial Report

October 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%, Earnings & Inflation Worries Loom Over Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index plunged 1 percent Tuesday to post its worst one-day performance in two months with all 30 companies in
February 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Decline FridayFinancial Report

February 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Decline Friday

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a nominal decline of 0.082 points to 72.487 on falling crude oil prices and a slight
February 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Notches Slight Decline on Inflation DataFinancial Report

February 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Notches Slight Decline on Inflation Data

The GovCon Index posted a nominal decline of 0.082 points to 72.487 Friday, which puts the GCI at a gain of 1.538 percent