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
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.