Dow Down 9 as Health Stocks Drop Early gains on jobs report evaporate By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Mar 3, 2010 3:15 PM CST 4 comments Comments Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Newser) – Stocks turned negative going into the close, led by the health care sector. Investors weighed the effects of reform, and Pfizer lost big after a study showed a promising Alzheimer's drug to be ineffective, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow Jones fell 9 points to close at 10,397. The Nasdaq stayed flat at 2,281. The S&P 500 was also unchanged at 1,119.