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February 6 Morning Report: GovCon Index Climbs on January Jobs Data, EO on Banking Regulations

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered a 0.893-percent gain Friday to 89.263 as gainers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) was GCI’s top net performer and Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) the top percentage performer. Friday’s climb comes as U.S. stocks surged with the Labor Department‘s report of 227,000 new …

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August 8 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts All-Time High on July Jobs Report

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted an all-time high Friday with a gain of 0.535 points to 82.835 following the Labor Department‘s report that nonfarm businesses added 255, 000 jobs in July. The jobs report exceeded the forecast of 180, 000, a month after economists revised June’s jobs number from the forecast of 287, 000 to 292, 000. The …

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April 4 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gain on March Jobs Data, Manufacturing Sector Recovery

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.348 points to 74.380 on positive movement in U.S. markets and posted a weekly gain of 1.273 percent. The U.S. markets’ performance is based on jobs data that indicates nonfarm businesses added 215, 000 workers in March to surpass analyst expectations, according to Reuters. Investors also …

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