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September 3 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks in Narrow Range as Traders Await Data

The GovCon Index closed at a gain of 0.156 points to 71.953 Thursday as U.S. markets also ended the session in narrow range ahead of Friday’s employment report for August. Economists polled by the Wall Street Journal expect the Labor Department to report nonfarm businesses added 220, 000 jobs in November and …

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August 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Climbs, US Stocks Neutral on Oil Losses & Tech Earnings Reports

The GovCon Index showed strong movement after three days of flat activity to record a gain of 0.672 points and close at 76.807. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) closed up 8.80 percent to $44.01 after the Reston, Va.-based contractor reported second quarter earnings that beat Wall Street consensus estimates. U.S. stocks traded in …

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June 5 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Stay Flat After Payroll Data

The GovCon Index hovered in slight positive territory Friday to record a nominal gain of 0.035 points and close at 75.953. U.S. stock markets closed with mixed results Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics said nonfarm businesses added 280, 000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate saw little change at 5.5 …

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April 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Decline, Jobs Report Sends Stocks Down

The GovCon Index fell for a second consecutive day Wednesday as it recorded a loss of 0.471 points to 68.596. U.S. markets entered negative territory after the ADP Research Institute said companies added 189, 000 workers to payrolls in March, which missed estimates of many economists, according to Bloomberg. Bloomberg also cited …

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Carl Salzano: Mentorship & Trust Critical as Booz Allen Works to Help Wounded Warriors Transition into Civilian Life, Careers

In 2010, Booz Allen Hamilton senior vice president Carl Salzano brought together leaders from across the company to establish a strategic framework, organization and structure for employee-led volunteer veteran activities. “We weren’t going to interfere with letting a thousand flowers bloom, but we wanted to bring a strategic focus to …

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