Stocks inch down ahead of G-7 summit; tech stocks slip

KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 5 points, or 0.2%, to 2,764 as of 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average, which managed a small gain Thursday, was down 62 points, or 0.3%, at 25,178. The Nasdaq composite fell 18 points, or 0.2%, to 7,615.