Market recap: Stocks slumped, as the Fed's stance did little to soothe jitters sparked by the...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market recap: Stocks slumped, as the Fed's stance did little to soothe jitters sparked by the latest in a series of economic reports (I, II, III) that have come in weaker than expected this week. Small-company stocks, seen as most sensitive to economic trends, were hit hard. Commodity-related sectors were pressured as metals suffered brutal losses. Treasurys rallied, sending 10-year yields as low as 1.613%.