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November 17 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and Wall Streets Ends Positive on Small Gains
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November 17 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and Wall Street End Positive on Small Gains

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.

November 6 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Slips, Major Indexes Post Modest Gains
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November 6 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Slips, Major Indexes Post Modest Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index lost steam from Friday’s rally and slipped 0.39% to $142.22. The major indexes edged higher with Nasdaq Composite (+0.30%) registering its longest winning streak since January 2023. Both the Dow Jones (+0.10%) and S&P 500 (+0.18%) notched six straight days of wins since mid-year and July.

October 26 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Steady, Big Tech Pulls Market Down
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October 26 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Steady, Big Tech Pulls Market Down

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index advanced 0.17% to $138.45 amid a negative market sentiment. Big tech companies suffered sharp price declines leading the Nasdaq Composite (-1.76%) into enter correction territory. The S&P 500 Index (-1.18%) fell to its lowest level, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average also registered a loss (-0.76%).

October 23 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Extends Slump, Tech Stocks Rise as Bond Yields Ease
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October 23 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index Extends Slump, Tech Stocks Rise as Bond Yields Ease

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index slid 0.69% to $138.50, extending its slump to four consecutive sessions. The big three indexes started strong as bond yields eased, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.58%) and the S&P 500 (-0.17%) lost steam. Only the Nasdaq Composite (+0.27%) advanced to snap the losing streak.   

October 5 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and Wall Street Tick Lower on the Eve of Key Jobs Report
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October 5 Market Report: Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and Wall Street Tick Lower on the Eve of Key Jobs Report

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ticked lower, declining 0.39% to close at $132.99. All three major indexes moved lower too as investors await the critical labor market data on Friday. Economists and market analysts believe the nonfarm payrolls report will determine the Federal Reserve’s next move on interest rates.