Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index gained 0.23% to $152.01 to end the week higher. The broader S&P 500 Index rose 0.41% to settle at 4,604.37 points, its highest close for the year. Both the Dow Jones (+0.36%) and Nasdaq Composite (+0.45%) had six winning weeks, the indexes’ longest run since 2019.
Executive Mosaic's GovCon Index drooped lower for the second straight day (-0.26%), closing at $152.12. Wall Street turned red, with all three major indexes retreating. Energy stocks retreated mid-week and pulled down the Dow Jones (-0.19%) and S&P 500 (-0.39%). The Nasdaq Composite gave up 83.2 points or 0.58%.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index popped 1.1% to close higher at $146.13. The Dow Jones advanced 1.47% to post a new high for 2023, while the S&P 500 rose 0.38%. Both indexes had 8.9% month-to-month gains. The Nasdaq Composite (-0.23%) fell, but still had the best monthly performance.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index drifted lower again to $144.52, extending its losing streak in post-Thanksgiving to four days. Wall Street’s Big Three had mixed results on mid-week. Only the blue-chip Dow Jones (+0.04%) gained, while the S&P 500 (-0.09%) and Nasdaq Composite (-0.16%) ended in the red.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index slipped 0.24% to $144.94 and stayed in red territory, while the top indexes inched higher. The Nasdaq Composite (+0.29%) gained the most, followed by the Dow Jones Industrial (+0.24%) and the S&P 500 (+0.10%). US stocks got a boost from a key Federal Reserve official.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose to the occasion, finishing 0.71% higher at $145.09. Wall Street reached its highest level since August, while the S&P 500 Index (+0.74%) and Nasdaq Composite (+1.13%) extended their winning streak to five days. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained over 200 points (+0.58%).
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index atoned for its loss on Thursday and edged modestly higher to $144.06 (+0.02%). Trading was relatively quiet, although Wall Street registered another winning (third) week. The S&P 500 Index (+0.13%), Nasdaq Composite (+0.08%), and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.01%) had small gains.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index edged 0.80% higher to $143.55 along with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.21%) to start the week. However, the S&P 500 (-0.02%) and the Nasdaq Composite fell slightly due to Moody’s downgrading of U.S. credit from stable to negative.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index stayed positive, gaining 0.13% to $138.21. However, the major indexes tumbled as Treasury yields rebound. The Nasdaq Composite (-2.43%) had its worst day since February, while the S&P 500 (-1.43%) fell below the 4,200 level. Blue-chip Dow Jones did better but still shed 105 points (-0.32%).