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June 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down today 0.477 percent to 95.33. Advancing and declining shares were pretty much evenly split. The major indices closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 and DJIA down and the NASDAQ up. The continued drop in oil prices pulled energy and industrial stocks down, as …

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June 20 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Markets Follow Crude Oil Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down today 0.813 percent to 95.427, reversing yesterdays positive close. Decliners outpaced advancers 6 to 1. All three the of the major indices were down on the day as energy and oil producing companies stocks fell while crude oil prices plummet. WTI crude oil closed down …

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June 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up as S&P500 and DJIA Reach New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up today 0.584 percent to 95.917, reversing its Friday almost 1.5 percent drop.  Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1. All three the of the major indices were up on the day as technology stocks rebounded from the previous two weeks of sluggish performance. WTI crude oil …

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June 19 Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index Weekly Performance Down, Major Indices Close Up

At Friday’s close the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down for the week 0.78 percent. On the week the major indices closed in the positive with mixed messages throughout the week about sub-par housing data, sluggish performance from the technology stocks, and Federal Reserve raising interest rates for the second time in …

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June 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down today, with a mix of service and platform companies leading the pack. Many U.S. stocks slipped today and the dollar weakened with Treasury yields due to sub-par housing data. These two factors, combined with the general slump in consumer sentiment, add merit to experts’ argument …

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June 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up While Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the seventh consecutive day with platform companies leading the pack. U.S. stocks slid for the fourth time in the past five days, with technology stocks continuing to plummet as selling activity resumed, begging the question of if tech will be under this pressure for …

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June 13 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices All Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fifth consecutive day with a mix of service providers and platform companies leading the pack. Technology stocks rebounded from a two-day slump, what Bloomberg called the worst slide of the year. During the course of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit …

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March 1 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb to New Records on Trump Speech & Rate Hike Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high Wednesday for the second time in three sessions as U.S. stocks also extended their record-setting rally in their best one-day performance of 2017 so far with the S&P 500 composite index above 2,400 for the first time during intraday trade after President Donald …

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February 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hold Lower Ahead of Trump Address

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and U.S. stocks fell Tuesday at their worst one-day declines over the past month as investors looked ahead to President Donald Trump’s speech before a joint session of Congress at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time for further clues on his economic agenda that has included promises of tax cuts, deregulation …

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February 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower on Services & Industrial Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted its biggest one-day decline in a month Thursday with services and industrial components the largest drags in a session that saw U.S. equities struggle for clear direction as investors looked for more clarity on President Donald Trump’s economic agenda. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered advancers by a 5-to-1 ratio …

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