(CNBC) Stocks slipped on Friday as the S&P 500 attempted once more to reach its February record high. Traders also pored over mixed economic data and looked to Washington for clues on further coronavirus stimulus.
The S&P 500 shed 0.3% and the Nasdaq Composite was down by 0.5%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 48 points, or 0.15%.
Big Tech came under modest pressure in late-day trading as shares of Facebook and Amazon dropped 0.3% and 0.9%, respectively. Alphabet and Apple shares dipped 0.7% each.
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