US STOCKS-Wall St drops as healthcare stocks weigh

miércoles 28 de septiembre de 2016 11:37 GYT
 

* Oil prices pare gains

* Tempur Sealy drops on disappointing forecast

* Indexes down: Dow 0.12 pct, S&P 0.23 pct, Nasdaq 0.24 pct (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Sept 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks reversed course to trade lower in a choppy market on Wednesday, dragged down by healthcare stocks and as oil prices pared gains.

Bristol-Myers and Amgen weighed the most on the S&P 500 healthcare sector, which fell 0.45 percent. The index had risen 0.7 percent on Tuesday.

Oil prices, which rallied as much as 3 percent earlier in the day, gave up much of those gain as data showed a large build in U.S. gasoline inventories.

Adding to the downbeat market sentiment was the lowering of the 2016 U.S. growth forecast by the International Monetary Fund.

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