Dow Falls 123, Erasing Gains Nine of 10 market sectors take a tumble By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Feb 29, 2016 2:23 PM CST Updated Feb 29, 2016 3:23 PM CST 0 comments Comments Specialist Gennaro Saporito, left, works with traders at the post that handles Weight Watchers International on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Newser) – Late-day selling pushed US stocks to a loss for the day and erased nearly all of the market's gains for the month. Nine of the 10 market sectors fell Monday—only utilities managed a slight gain—as investors lost enthusiasm for stocks after two straight weekly gains. Health care stocks fell furthest as Endo International, Mylan, and Mallinckrodt all fell sharply. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 123 points, or 0.7%, to 16,516. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 15 points, or 0.8%, to 1,932. The Nasdaq composite fell 32 points, or 0.7%, to 4,557. For the month, the Dow managed a gain of 0.3%, while the S&P 500 fell 0.4% and the Nasdaq fell 1.2%.