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January 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gain on Defense Prime Stock Boost

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a 0.464-percent climb to 88.863 as gainers outnumbered laggards at a 2-to-1 ratio with strong performances by defense prime stocks. L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) was GCI’s top net performer while Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) led the listed stocks in percentage gained. The Index’s rebound comes amid investor optimism …

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November 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower as Defense Primes Slow Post-Election Surge

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday on sell-offs in its largest defense prime components as U.S. stocks also held modestly down with financial stocks and utilities among the most notable decliners. GovCon Index laggards outnumbered gainers by a 2-to-1 ratio and all 11 of its S&P 500 components fell with Lockheed Martin …

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January 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Stumbles to 3-Month Low as US Oil Futures Settle Below $30

The GovCon Index closed at a new three-month low for the second time in three days Friday with a loss of 1.218 percent to 72.118 as investors reacted to further declines in oil prices and new economic data points that fell below the consensus analyst outlook. Pharmaceutical services provider McKesson …

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