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Deloitte Reports 2016 Slowdown in US Aerospace & Defense Export Growth; Robin Lineberger Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2017 — A Deloitte study reports that U.S. aerospace and defense exports continue to grow but at a slower pace in 2016 compared to previous years due to a number of factors in the international market, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday A&D accounted for …

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October 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat on Even Gainer-Lagger Split, Posts 3rd Straight Weekly Loss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held flat Friday despite gains in the larger U.S. stock market on positive bank earnings reports and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s comment that the country may be able to handle a “high pressure” economy with a tight labor market. Friday’s gain was not enough to lift the GovCon Index into positive over …

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July 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Gets Lift on CGI, GD & Boeing Earnings Beats

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index advanced against choppy activity in the larger U.S. stock market Wednesday as five GCI stocks released quarterly financial results before the opening bell. The GovCon Index gained 0.223 points to 82.374 and four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks moved higher as the latter stock market bellwether attempted a late charge into …

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August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index reflected across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Wednesday to record a decline of 0.493 points and close at 76.755. U.S. stocks recovered some losses incurred during the morning session after the Federal Reserve released its July meeting minutes that said economic conditions to precede an interest rate increase in September have not …

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Northrop Names Raytheon Vet Kathryn Simpson VP, Deputy Gen. Counsel; Sheila Cheston Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Kathryn Simpson vice president and deputy general counsel, the company announced Monday. Effective on that date, she will lead teams in the international, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, pension and benefits, government contracts and government relations areas within the law department. Simpson will …

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