The Nasdaq briefly turned higher on Thursday with Electronic Arts helping to support technology shares. The Dow and S&P 500 trimmed losses.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 76.03 points, or 0.60 percent, at 12,647.55. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 6.10 points, or 0.45 percent, at 1,341.22. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 0.02 point at 2,828.25.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Kenneth Barry)