June 5, 2012 / 1:36 PM / 5 years ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT - Wall St dips as G7 meets on euro zone

NEW YORK, June 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Tuesday in what could be a choppy session as traders struggled with the outcome of emergency talks among the Group of Seven industrialized nations to tackle a deepening euro zone crisis.

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 16.01 points, or 0.13 percent, to 12,085.45. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index lost 2.87 points, or 0.22 percent, to 1,275.31. The Nasdaq Composite Index shed 7.05 points, or 0.26 percent, to 2,752.96.

Reporting By Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Padraic Cassidy

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