By Vicki Needham - 05/21/10 09:32 PM EDT
The Dow dropped 376 points on Thursday continuing a downward trend for the week, cutting into recent steadiness bolstered by positive U.S. economic indicators. After Thursday, all major indexes were down 10 percent from April highs as market analysts called the trend a market correction.
Markets worldwide also were up and down as German lawmakers approved a $1 trillion bailout program to provide financial stability to European countries.
The euro rose for the third day as the dollar declined.