"Shares in hälsovårdsbolag dropped sharply on Wednesday and acted as sinkers on the New York stock exchange, where the investors otherwise were encouraged by some positive news. Rapportsäsongen shows that corporate earnings in many cases is higher than expected, and in addition, encouraging economic data from both China and the united states."
"the health sector had gone down to 2.9 per cent when Wall Street closed. Among the losers were pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Merck & Co., which dropped to 4.1, respectively, to 4.7 per cent."
"Läsktillverkaren Pepsico, which on Wednesday reported better earnings than expected, by contrast, sharply: up 3.8 per cent."
"the Dow Jones industrial index closed unchanged, while the Nasdaq's kompositindex went down 0.1 percent and the S&P 500 dropped 0.2 per cent."