Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed down by about 6.24 points on Thursday after falling by around 6.1 points on Wednesday and closing down by a little over 5 points on Tuesday.
The Dow closed down at 24,965.88, down 1.3% from its record close on August 10.
The Nasdaq fell 6.9% and the Russell 2000 slipped 4.6%.
In a market-closing call, Nasdaq Chairman Jim Cramer warned that investors may not want to sell because the Dow may be on a downward spiral.
“If we have a correction on the way in the Dow, the market will go back to the level where it was at at the time of the crash in 2007,” he said.
The Nasdaq had a slight rally on Thursday, rising by more than 0.5% to 2,074.55.
The S&P 500 (SPX) rose 2.9%, the Russell 1000 rose 2%, and the Nasdaq composite climbed 3.3%.
The Dow was also up 1.5%.
The Dow Jones has fallen more than 40% this year, as investors and analysts have been worried about the impact of a weaker economy and a sharp decline in the value of the dollar.
The stock market was up nearly $100 billion in 2016.
The Dow is up nearly 25% this week.
The U.S. stock market has hit its lowest level since May 2012.
The market is down about $2.5 trillion from its peak in late 2016.