Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed 1.37% to $148.15 while the Big Three U.S. indexes outperformed to start December. The broad market index S&P 500 and the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.59% and 0.82%, respectively, to close at new highs. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite wasn’t far behind, advancing 0.55%.
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 rose 1.14% to $144.92 after fresh data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed lower inflation reading. Wall Street welcomed the news. The S&P 500 Index surged 1.9% to post a two-month high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.43%, while the Nasdaq Composite advanced 2.37%.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index lost steam and finished 0.63% lower at $141.19. Wall Street ended mixed on mid-week, with the Dow Jones Industrial losing 0.12% and the benchmark S&P 500 gaining 0.10%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (+0.08%) extended its winning streak to nine consecutive sessions.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index slipped into red territory, losing 0.89% to close at an average of $142.17. Major indexes, from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.98%) to the S&P 500 (-1.34%), and the Nasdaq Composite (-1.62%), registered losses. The rise in long-term bond yields triggered the market selloff.