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February 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds in Correction Despite Gain, US Stocks Turn Around AM Decline

The GovCon Index turned around steep losses from morning trade Wednesday to end at a gain of 0.425 points to 70.769, a close that keeps the Index in a correction, or 10 percent off its most recent high. U.S. stocks rode a late increase in oil prices and gains by …

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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups

As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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January 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls Back Into Correction Ahead of Earnings Week for ‘Big Five’ Contractors and Others

The GovCon Index retreated with a loss of 1.295 percent to 70.580 Monday in a move that puts the Index back into a correction, or 10 percent off its most recent high, for the second time this month. Monday’s plunge starts a week in which investors who follow defense and government contracting sectors await a batch of …

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January 25 Morning Report: GovCon Index, Other US Markets Post Significant Gains

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 1.35% to 71.466. The Dow Jones, Nasdaq and S&P 500 indices also posted significant gains at 1.33%, 2.66% and 2.03%,  respectively. West Texas Intermediate crude oil also went up over 9% to close at $32.20. Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current Price …

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January 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Reverses Correction With 1.35% Increase, Oil Advances 9%

The GovCon Index closed up 1.35% to 71.466 as all US markets showed significant gains. The DJIA closed at 16, 093.51 up 1.33%, the S&P ended the day positive at 1, 906.90 up 2.03%, and the NASDAQ increased 2.66% to 4, 591.18. Global Oil prices all increased with WTI crude up over …

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Lockheed Taps Orbital ATK to Build Alternative Warheads for Army Rockets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will build alternative warheads for the U.S. Army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System under a $14 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Orbital ATK said Wednesday the warheads have passed the requirements of GMLRS based on the …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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NASA Selects Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada, SpaceX for Round 2 Space Station Resupply Contracts

NASA has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX a second round of potential multi-billion dollar contracts to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station through 2024 in support of efforts to end U.S. reliance on Russia for access to space by 2017, agency officials said …

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USAF Awards EELV Rocket Engine Development OTAs to SpaceX, Orbital ATK

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a $180.2 million ‘other transaction’ agreement and Space Exploration Technologies a $61.4 million OTA to build alternative propulsion systems for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Missile Systems Center received multiple proposals for the development of a U.S. substitute …

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January 12 Market Close: GovCon Index 4-Day Losing Streak Ends w/ 1% Climb

The GovCon Index snapped a four-day streak of declines Tuesday with a surge upward of 1.129 percent to 74.285 in another volatile trading day for U.S. financial markets driven by continued oil price declines and attention on China. Crude oil futures in New York settled 50 minutes later than usual …

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