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April 17 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Dips, Wall Street Extends Slump
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April 17 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Dips, Wall Street Extends Slump

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index is back in negative territory, dipping 0.33% to $4,740.64. Wall Street extended its slump, aided by the weakness of tech stocks. The Nasdaq Composite (-1.15%) and the S&P 500 (-0.58%) registered their fourth straight losing session, while the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.12%) edged lower.

April 16 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Turns Positive, Major Indexes Settled Mixed
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April 16 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Turns Positive, Major Indexes Settled Mixed

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned positive, edging 0.17% higher to $4,756.21. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.17%) snapped its six-day losing streak, while the S&P 500 (-0.21%) and Nasdaq Composite (-0.12%) finished with modest losses. With interest rates to remain high indefinitely, the ten-year Treasury yield rose to 4.665%. 

April 15 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and Wall Street Slumps on Inflation and Geopolitical Risks
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April 15 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and Wall Street Slumps on Inflation and Geopolitical Risks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index slumped for the second consecutive session, dropping 0.69% to $4,743.93. Wall Street flashed red due to inflation and geopolitical risks. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.65%) marked its sixth-losing day, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite lost more than one percent.

April 12 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Ends Lower, Heightened Mid-East Tension Sends Wall Street Crashing
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April 12 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Ends Lower, Heightened Mid-East Tension Sends Wall Street Crashing

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ends sharply lower at $4,780.55 (-0.80%), erasing its modest gains Thursday. Heightened tension in the Middle East sent Wall Street crashing. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average (-1.24%) shed 475 points, and the S&P 500 sank 1.46%, while the Nasdaq Composite (-1.62%) fell from its record.

April 11 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Turns Positive, 'Magnificent Seven' Lifts Wall Street
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April 11 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Turns Positive, ‘Magnificent Seven’ Lifts Wall Street

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned positive, finishing at $4,818.61 on a modest 0.16% gain. Wall Street regained lost ground following the rally of tech stocks. The Nasdaq Composite (+1.68%) recorded its highest close, while the S&P 500 gained 0.74%. Only the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.01%) underperformed or is flat. 

April 10 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Slides, U.S. Stocks Retreat on Hot Inflation Data
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April 10 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Slides, US Stocks Retreat on Hot Inflation Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index declined 0.74% to $4,810.82 and has lost 2.4% since April 1. U.S. stocks retreated due to the unfavorable inflation data. The S&P 500 (-0.95%) dropped to a three-low year, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-1.09%) shed 423 points and the Nasdaq Composite (-0.84%) closed lower.   

April 5 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Settles Higher, Strong Labor Market Lifts Wall Street
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April 5 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Settles Higher, Strong Labor Market Lifts Wall Street

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index stayed positive, rising 0.46% to $4,896.02 before the weekend. The higher-than-expected jobs report and lower unemployment rate in March lifted Wall Street. While the Nasdaq Composite (+1.24%), S&P 500 (+1.11%), and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.80%) closed higher, all three indexes had a losing week.