Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index advanced 4.75% to $141.28 amid a raging Middle East war. Many expected the latest geopolitical tension to rattle the major indexes. Instead, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.59%), S&P 500 Index (+0.63%), and the Nasdaq Composite (+0.39%) posted modest gains to start the week.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index kept pace with Wall Street to start the week, posting modest gains characterized by quiet trading. All eyes are on the Feds as Chairman Jerome Powell and the governing council meet mid-week.
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index backtracked on Friday and gave up the gains from the previous day, slipping 0.40% to close at $138.28. Volatility took over with all three major U.S. indices tumbling after Thursday’s rally.