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January 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down, Copper Plunge Drives US Market Losses

The GovCon Index fell 0.067 points — or 0.095 percent — to close at 70.674 on Wednesday. Copper prices declined 5.7 percent to $2.4945 per pound in New York and was a factor that drove U.S. stocks to decline, according to Bloomberg. Investors showed some concern over data that showed a …

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January 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Investors Prep for Earnings Season

The GovCon Index started the week with a loss of 0.512 points — or 0.732 percent — to close at 70.483 on Monday. Investors showed concern over continued declines in oil prices and are preparing to watch the start of quarterly earnings reports, CNBC reports. Crude futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange …

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December 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Reaches High for Month as GDP Data Shows Gains

The GovCon Index reached a new high for the month of December with a gain of 0.187 points — or 0.261 percent — to close at 71.467 on Tuesday. Investors appeared to show confidence after the Commerce Department said U.S. gross domestic product grew at a 5-percent annual rate between July and September, …

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December 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Ends Friday Trading Week With Gain

The GovCon Index closed at 70.378 on Friday,  a 0.1654point increase, or 0.232 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 26.65 points (0.15%) to 17, 804.80, the Standard & Poors 500 index gained 9.42 points (0.46%) to 2, 070.65 and the NASDAQ composite index increased 16.98 points (0.36%) to 4, 765.38. Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price $ Change …

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December 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Snaps 3-Day Skid, Fed Sends Interest Rate Signal

The GovCon Index ended its stretch of three consecutive days of losses with a gain of 1.042 points to close at 68.453 on Wednesday. Investors reacted to the Federal Reserve’s addition of the phrase “considerable time” in its latest policy statement and comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen that the central bank will …

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December 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Stalls as Concerns Over Greece, China Weigh on Market

The GovCon Index stayed largely flat Tuesday and recorded a tiny increase of 0.112 percent — or 0.079 points — to close a 70.609 on Tuesday in a mixed day across the major stock indices. Investors reacted to China’s decision to limit use of some bonds for loans and Greece’s new …

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December 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Loses Ground, Investors Await Labor Report

The GovCon Index retreated Thursday by 0.223 percent — or 0.157 points — to close at 70.676, a figure that keeps the index in positive territory from the previous week. Investors reacted to the European Central Bank’s decision to not take any action on a potential stimulus until at least early next year …

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December 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Climb

The GovCon Index continued its post-Thanksgiving climb for a second consecutive day with a Wednesday closing figure of 70.834 — an increase of 0.799 percent, or 0.571 points from Tuesday. Investors reacted to a report from the ADP Research Institute that says companies added 208, 000 employees during November and that …

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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Starts Month With Loss

The GovCon Index kicked off the final month of 2014 with a decline of 0.826 percent — or 0.574 points — to 70.058 on Monday. Lower-than-expected sales over Thanksgiving weekend and a decline in Supply Management’s national factory activity index for October drove stock prices downward, CNBC reported. Laggers led gainers by a three-to-one ratio …

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