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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week With Nominal Decline

The GovCon Index did not make it five-for-five on positive closing figures for this week as it ended Friday’s trading day at 68.933 — a decrease from Thursday’s figure by 0.086 percent, or 0.059 points. A mixed day reflected investors’ attitude toward improved consumer confidence numbers and a 0.3 percent increase in retail …

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November 11 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Stays Level With Monday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Tuesday at 68.348 — a tiny increase of 0.154 percent, or 0.105 points. Bloomberg said in its market summary that Tuesday’s trading day saw the three major stock indices record a fifth consecutive day of gains on the back of increases by homebuilder shares. The S&P 500 composite index ended Tuesday’s …

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October 16 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Holds Level With Market

The GovCon Index entered the final hour of Wednesday trading at 62.696 — a nominal increase of 0.44 percent, or 0.28 points from Tuesday’s figures. Gainers led laggers 18-to-12 and Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) recorded the largest increase at 6 percent after the company announced a 5-percent revenue jump for its third fiscal quarter. That percentage …

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October 14 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Ticks Up

The GovConIndex sat at 63.082 Tuesday afternoon — approximately 1.27 percent above Monday’s closing figure — as the three major stock indices slowly lost gains from earlier in the trading day. Twenty-five companies in the GovConIndex were slated to close with increases from Monday’s trading day, four firms were in the negative …

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October 9 End of Day Report: GovConIndex Mirrors S&P 500’s 2% Drop

The GovConIndex declined by approximately 1.76 percent Thursday to 63.569, representing a downturn of nearly 1.1 percent. This decrease mirrored that of the S&P 500 composite index, which declined by about 2 percent to 1, 930.5 and saw all 10 of its main groups decrease by at least 0.8 percent. Investors responded to worries …

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