Stocks fell today as investors took profits after the recent rally, the Wall Street Journal reports. Traders characterized the market as “on pause” ahead of a Fed statement on interest rates due tomorrow. Bank of America and GE led the Dow lower with 4.4% and 3.6% declines, respectively. The Dow fell 97 points to close at 9,241. The Nasdaq lost 23 points, settling at 1,970, and the S&P 500 fell shed 13 points to close at 994.