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June 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up and Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the sixth consecutive day with a mix of service providers and platform companies leading the pack. Officials at the Federal Reserve went ahead with an interest-rate increase and additional plans to tighten monetary policy despite growing concerns over weak inflation. Technology stocks slid today, …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Strong Day For All Markets

The GovCon Index climbed significantly today closing at 72.232 up 1.114 percent, pulling itself out of correction. All three markets — the Dow Jones Industrial, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all showed robust gains approaching 1.50 percent, with WTI crude oil closing up 6.21 percent to $31.48. As reported …

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February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Slightly In Mixed Markets

The GovCon Index showed a modest gain today closing at 71.436, up 0.066%, as both the Dow Jones Industrial and S&P500 closed slightly down from effects of sliding oil prices. The NASDAQ Composite ending the day in the positive receiving a boost from Applied Materials (AMAT.O) up 7.9% and rebound …

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December 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes at 30 Day Low

  The GovCon Index closed at a thirty day low to 75.362; as crude oil continued its’ decline (to an almost six month low) and gold and copper turned to the positive. Concerns over the potential of a slowdown in global growth also dampened the markets. The stock markets closed …

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