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April 24 Morning Report: GovCon Index and Markets End The Week In the Positive

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended the week on Friday at 91.565 up 1.7 points or 1.90 percent above the Monday morning open. The major markets closed the week in the positive with the NASDAQ leading the way, up almost two full percentage points. For the week the S&P500 was up 19.74 …

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April 21 Market Close:GovCon Index Up With Major Indices Slightly Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the third consecutive day to a weekly high of 91.565 positive 0.252 percent. Advancers and decliners split evenly on the day. The major markets declined slightly on the day as investors watch elections in France closely. However all U.S. market ended the week in …

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April 20 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Surge On Speculation of Tax Cuts

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up almost a full percentage point with advancing stocks 29 to 1 versus decliners. U.S. markets surged as the Treasury Secretary comments gave support that the Trump administration would cut taxes soon. At market close WTI was up $0.18 to $50.26 per barrel as traders speculate …

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April 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Markets Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up as advancing stocks outpaced declining 2 to 1. U.S. markets closed mixed as the economy grew at modest to moderate rates per the Bloomberg report. IBM reported weak earnings which helped hold the markets back. At market close WTI was also down $1.86 to $ …

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April 18 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Markets Drop as Goldman Earnings Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index retreated to close down 0.407 percent to 90.431 giving back one-half of yesterday’s gains. Advancing and declining stocks were pretty well split on the day. U.S. markets all closed down with a disappointing earning report from Goldman Sachs. Leading the decline were healthcare companies, energy producers, and …

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April 17 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Rebound Strongly From Last Week

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index turned in better than 1 percent gain on the day as advancing stocks closed 29 to 1 versus decliners. With the European markets closed the U.S. markets all closed strongly as investors geopolitical concerns dampened. At market close WTI was down $0.57 to $ 52.61 per barrel …

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April 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index and Markets End Short Trading Week Down

Last week was a short trading week with markets closed on Friday in observance of the Easter holiday. The markets fell as banks reported earnings and stocks were down. GovCon Index decliners outpaced advancers at a ratio of 6 to 1. At market close WTI was positive $0.07  to close …

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April 13 Noon Day Report:With Long Weekend Ahead GovCon Index and Markets up Slightly

At noon on the day prior to the long holiday weekend the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is up slightly by 0.270 percent to 90.614. Advancing companies are outpacing decliners 18 to 12. As markets anticipate the long Easter weekend they are up slightly as JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. …

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April 12 Market Close:GovCon Index and Major Markets all Down for the Day

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index followed major markets closing down 1.027 percent to 90.370; reversing its five days of gains. The GovCon Index advancing companies outpaced decliners 5 to 1. The major markets all moved negative as President Trump stated to the WSJ that the dollar is “getting too strong.” The US …

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April 11 Market Close:GovCon Index Up With Major Indices Slightly Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fifth consecutive day to 91.308 positive 0.507 percent. The GovCon Index advancing companies outpaced decliners 4 to 1. The major markets showed slight negative movement as investors still remain cautious of geopolitical issues in Asian and the Middle East. WTI continued it’s six …

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