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) 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) 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) was active on news Qatar Airways would make a significant investment in the company. American said Qatar's investment was unsolicited.
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