Dow Drops 13, Pharma Lags
UMich/Reuters consumer sentiment index falls
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 12, 2010 3:25 PM CST
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(Newser) – Stocks ended the week mixed with some gains in basic materials but sagging health care stocks, led by Pfizer, which released disappointing results from trials of a breast-cancer drug, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • The Dow gained 13 points to close at 10,625.
  • The Nasdaq lost a point to close at 2,368.
  • The S&P 500 closed flat at 1,150.