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December 31 & 2015 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Year on Down Note, Short of 10% YTD Gain

The GovCon Index ended 2015 on a negative note Thursday with a decline of 1.124 percent to 76.995 and fell short of a year-to-date gain of at least 10 percent. The Index has recorded a full-year gain of 9.01 percent driven by a surge in volume for defense stocks after …

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November 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes 4Q’s Strongest Month

The GovCon Index capped its strongest weekly performance of the fourth quarter-to-date with a gain of 0.710 points to 79.650 Friday. For the week, the Index posted a climb of 5.45 percent on strong volume in the defense sector as investors appear to expect increased activity in that market after the terror attacks …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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November 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Accelerates Climb, Investors Eye More Fed Certainty

The GovCon Index continued its pace of upward movement into a third consecutive day with a climb of 1.058 percent to 78.724 Wednesday as U.S. investors examined the Federal Reserve‘s October meeting minutes. Investors gained more clarity that the central bank will raise interest rates at its December meeting and all three …

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