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An early gain fades on Wall Street

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Photo - FILE - In this March 14, 2014, file photo, trader Gregory Rowe, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets bounced back Friday March 21, 2014 as upbeat U.S. economic data helped shake off worries about future increases in U.S. interest rates.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
FILE - In this March 14, 2014, file photo, trader Gregory Rowe, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets bounced back Friday March 21, 2014 as upbeat U.S. economic data helped shake off worries about future increases in U.S. interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing slightly lower after an early rally faded away.

Health care stocks fell the most. Security software maker Symantec plunged after firing its CEO, and Nike fell after warning of softer sales.

The Standard & Poor's 500 lost five points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 1,866 Friday.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell almost 26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,305. The Nasdaq composite dropped 42 points, or 1 percent, to 4,276.

Biotech companies fell after lawmakers questioned the pricing of a Hepatitis C drug made by Gilead Sciences. Gilead lost 5 percent and Biogen Idec fell 8 percent.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year government fell to 2.74 percent.

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