Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index edged lower to $145.29 at the start of the week. Wall Street’s Big Three also cooled off after four winning weeks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.16%), the S&P 500 Index (-0.20%), and the Nasdaq Composite (-0.07%) registered modest losses.
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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 rose nearly 1% to $142.41 and end the week higher. The widespread rally on Wall Street lifted the Big Three and helped them post weekly gains. The Dow Jones gained 391.16 points (+1.15%), while the S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.56% and 2.05%, respectively.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dipped slightly, closing 0.10% lower at $142.08. However, Wall Street’s Big Three posted their longest winning streaks since 2021. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.17%, 0.28% and 0.90%, respectively. Also, the ten-year Treasury yield marched down to 4.57%.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index remains in the green for the third consecutive session, gaining a modest 0.31% to close at $143.44. The benchmark S&P 500 was nearly unchanged, the Dow Jones edged higher and the Nasdaq Composite slipped. Market analysts say the bond market continues to pressure and drive stocks.
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.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index edged higher to $141.63 (+0.24%), extending its winning streak to three days. Wall Street got a boost from declining Treasury yields and easing oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.40%), Nasdaq Composite (+0.58%) and the S&P 500 (+0.52%) remained in positive territory, posting modest gains.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index had a weak start to October, slipping 0.28% to $134.87. On Wall Street, the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 Index gained, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined. A last minute funding bill by the House and Senate averted a government shutdown.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index averted a three-losing streak, while the major US indices ended their slump to start a critical week. However, the equities market remains shaky due to surging bond yields, downward revisions of corporate earnings estimates, and a potential government shutdown.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index is back in the red, slipping 0.99% to $134.27 following the sharp losses of three major US indexes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average registered its most significant one-day drop since March this year, while the Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 Index declined 1.57% and 1.47%.