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Tuesday Sector Laggards: Drugs, Biotechnology Stocks

In trading on Tuesday, drugs shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 4.7%. Helping drag down the group were shares of CoLucid Pharmaceuticals ( CLCD ), down about 14.6% and shares of XenoPort ( XNPT ) down about 13.1% on the day.

Also lagging the market Tuesday are biotechnology shares, down on the day by about 4.5% as a group, led down by EXACT Sciences Corp. ( EXAS ), trading lower by about 45.2% and Illumina ( ILMN ), trading lower by about 13.2%.

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