Closing Bell: S&P 500, Dow Fall in Final Moments; Healthcare Holds Higher

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average ended lower for the third session in a row.
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The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average ended lower for the third session in a row. The two indexes fell into the red in the final moments of the day, though a healthcare rally did give rise to the Nasdaq. Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) - Get Report climbed as it reportedly moves forward with its search for a private equity buyer. The department store chain has formed a special committee of the board and has hired legal and financial help to assist with the search. Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN) - Get Report found no need to make any material changes to previously reported earnings after an audit and investigation that lasted more than a year found no discrepancies. Hain shares fluctuated over the session. American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) - Get Report was active on news Qatar Airways would make a significant investment in the company. American said Qatar's investment was unsolicited.